Dear Frugal Friend,
I’m holding in my hand a beautiful gold coin. It’s a bright, gleaming one-ounce gold Krugerrand, from South Africa.
Unfortunately, it’s a fake.
Imagine paying full price for one of these, and learning later that you were ripped off. That’s the risk you take when you deal with low-cost sellers on eBay and at flea markets. Sometimes, a good price is too good to be true.
If you’re fortunate enough to have tens of thousands of dollars to invest at a time, there are reliable sellers that would never sell you a fake, and you’d get a great price. But that isn’t practical or even sensible for most of us because even it we had all that cash at one time, we’re smart enough to phase our purchases, and “average in” to our positions.
If you want to avoid getting ripped off with a fake coin, gold or silver, you need to deal with an established seller. Unfortunately, they usually charge outrageous mark-ups on the practical size of purchases that most people can afford to make on a monthly basis. If you’re getting overcharged by 20-30%, why even bother buying gold or silver for financial security?
Still, we know there are critically important reasons why small buyers like us should be investing at least some of our savings in precious metals like gold and silver.
Thankfully, as I have learned over years of successful investing in precious metals, it really is possible to safely buy gold and buy silver in practical quantities and at great prices, and without risking getting ripped off. I’ve done it consistently for years, and I’m about to reveal all my secrets and tricks to help you do the same.
The economy’s in the toilet, the future looks worse, and there seems to be only one secure and sensible way to keep your savings: Precious metals. Gold and silver. Bullion.
Some experts say you should have 10% of your savings in gold and silver. In the current fiscal fiasco, I think that’s probably too low. Frankly, once you see the wisdom in investing in some precious metals, it’s easy to believe that more is better.
Some people have their heads in the sand, and think that our economy will miraculously recover, all will be well, and those checks and benefits will keep coming without fail. They think that all the trillions of extra dollars “printed” by our government will be returned to the Fed, and we won’t suffer the inevitable inflation that money printing has caused in every economy in history.
So if you think buying gold and silver is for paranoid nuts, then stop reading now. But if you think it makes sense to secure your savings in something that holds its value during the worst of an economic crisis, then read on.
If you’re still reading, I’ll just assume you agree that it makes sense to buy, to own and to hold gold or silver. These precious metals have held their value throughout the history of human civilization, and are the key “fiscal self-defense” weapon against the inflationary times ahead.
It’s easy to decide that owning gold and silver makes sense. It’s a matter of “fiscal self-defense.” The hard thing is actually buying it, without getting ripped off.
Some fortunate folks have $20,000-$30,000 to spend on a precious metals purchase. They’ll pay little if any markup or premium, and it’ll be delivered to their door, with free shipping. You can bet that the billionaires who got the big bailout bucks are doing this, just in case the house of cards they built should tumble down.
But even if you had $20,000 to invest right now (maybe from an inheritance, savings, or retirement fund) common sense says it’s foolish to invest it all at once, because you might hit an unlucky high price, and see prices drop.
Anyway, few of us have $20,000 in savings ready to invest. Most of us have seen our savings dwindle along with our home equity. Some people know they should buy silver or buy gold, but have given up hope that they’ll ever be able to afford to. They foolishly say: “Maybe the price will come down in a few years so I’ll be able to afford to buy some later.” If that’s you (or your spouse) please read on, because I believe that those who sit on the sidelines will be sitting there forever, and there are powerful secrets that can protect you even against fluctuating market prices you can’t possibly predict.
Even if you don’t have a lump sum of savings ready to invest, we’re all capable of finding a little savings every month, even if it means discipline and sacrifice. And that sacrifice will pay off when you have a pocket full of silver, or a growing quantity of gold in a safe and secure place. You’ll feel different knowing you have an asset that will always have value, and can’t be taken away from you. You won’t miss the HBO subscription you cancelled to be able to invest more, when you know your family’s financial future is becoming more and more secure each month. And if you have a solid plan, you’ll have an easy time building wealth month after month, year after year, until your accumulation of precious metals impresses even you!
But the real challenge is how to get started with confidence that you can invest that disciplined $100 or $1000 per month, without overpaying or getting ripped off. After all, if you’re going to get ripped off, you may as well invest in U.S. dollars, or stocks that are about to crash.
Even if we buy from honest sellers, small buyers get killed by “transaction costs.” Whether we’re investing $20 a month, or $2000 a month, we can lose our shirts on commissions, fees, and markups. Sure, there are plenty of local and internet merchants who’ll sell you what you want. But it’s easy to pay 30% or more over the actual value of gold or silver coins. That’s a losing proposition from the start, and an expensive problem you can easily avoid.
Worse, some of the sellers will use unethical sales tactics to steer you away from the low cost gold and silver coins or bars (“bullion”) that you really need. They’ll try to pressure you into buying overpriced, high-profit “numismatic” or collectible coins that you’ll have no hope of selling in a crisis for anywhere near what you paid.
The dishonest companies have phony guarantees. I recently chatted with one reader who told me that he knew that he overpaid by 30% for his gold, but he felt he got some benefit from the seller’s supposed “buy-back guarantee.” He told me he assumed that the guarantee meant that if the price of gold went way down, they’d buy his purchase back for just 1% less than what he paid. I broke his heart when I revealed that the buy-back price wasn’t the 30% marked-up rip-off price he paid, but the much lower base price.
Even local coin shops and pawn brokers can spot worried a beginner buyer a mile away, and can prey on your ignorance. They’ll use confusing “pennyweight” terminology, or confuse you with gold purity measures. Mostly, they’ll charge you too much, and push you into the less desirable options that they falsely claim have enhanced value, but will be hard for you to sell down the road. So what’s a small-fry buyer to do to avoid falling prey to these tactics? You need to acquire some knowledge, fast, and in terms you can easily understand and digest.
There are plenty of risks and fears that surround buying gold and silver. Some of them are exaggerated by people who want to scare you – either to support their political agenda, or to sell you an investment you don’t need.
But knowledge is power, and I’ve been a successful bullion investor using certain powerful techniques, tricks, and secrets that I can now reveal to you. Unlike most of the books, newsletters, and websites out there, I’m not in the precious metal selling business. I’m just a successful, small investor who’s learned a lot, and has become an expert the old-fashioned way. Others might claim to tell you the secret to buying gold and silver safely and cheaply, but their self-interested punch line will be: “Buy From Me!” And you simply can’t trust them.
Awhile back, I decided that if the government was going to continue to print money, I needed to engage in a little financial self-preservation and start buying some gold and silver. When I started to research what to buy, I was frustrated by the lack of good information out there. I spent months researching and reading before I even bought an ounce of metal, and I’m glad I did, because I learned how not to be a victim of the myriad ripoffs that await the “newbie” buyer of gold and silver.
In my quest to figure out just what to buy and where to buy it, I read just about everything out there on the subject. But I’ve actually gained most of my proven wisdom by actually doing it on my own — in the trenches, so to speak. When I started sharing what I had learned with my friends, and listened to their concerns and questions, I decided that I would use what I learned to write a comprehensive course that everyone could understand and learn from.
The fact is that no one out there is really answering the questions that people like you and me are asking. Most of the books out there spend 200 pages on history we don’t need and options that don’t make sense, and maybe 5 or 10 pages barely touching on how regular people like us can buy gold and silver, let alone at a fair price, or in realistic quantities.
I’ve done just the opposite. Using what I learned, I’ve created a comprehensive course that tells you everything you need to know about how to become a smart precious metals buyer that gets the best price, every time.
I wrote it for ordinary folks like me and you, who want to buy gold and silver without getting ripped off. It covers fundamentals, and tells you exactly where to go, what to buy, and what to say to a seller.
For example, you’ll learn:
Just last year, the discovery of fake gold-plated tungsten bars sparked fears of widespread counterfeiting. On September 23, 2012, this article appeared in the New York Post:
$72,000?? Ouch. Imagine going home and trying to explain that to the wife and kids.
So, dear reader, if gold dealers — who make it their business to spot fakes — can be fooled, how much harder will it be for you to spot a fake without the proper know-how?
Then there are the fake and counterfeit coins, like my gold-plated brass “gold” Krugerrand. And there are some simple foolproof ways I’ve learned to instantly reveal that it’s a fake. With absolute certainty.
Even silver coins can be faked. Lead is a good substitute. One simple test will reveal the fakes, even if a precision scale won’t. You’ve probably seen it in old movies when someone suspected he got a fake silver coin.
You can try buying from the want ads, or from Craigslist, if you dare. Not only do you have all the worries about fakes, and being taken advantage of by someone more knowledgeable than you, but there’s that dangerous matter of meeting with a stranger in a strange place, when he knows you’ll be carrying cash for a purchase transaction. How much are you willing to endanger your personal safety (on a regular repeating basis) in order to get a lower price you hope is fair?
Even if it were as easy as going to Wal-Mart, picking out the gold or silver coins you wanted to buy, and not paying a penny of markup over the market (“spot”) price of the precious metal, what would you buy? How would you know which items would be most recognized, respected, valued by someone you might want to sell them to down the road? It’s important to have the confidence to know that you’re buying the right thing for you.
The Bullion Bible helps you understand:
Knowing what to buy is only half the battle. You need to know where to buy and how to get the best price from a seller. If you buy from the wrong seller, you risk getting ripped off when with just a little knowledge you could instead get a much better price. I tell you how to avoid the scams and shady characters and make your metal investing more profitable.
The Bullion Bible gives you the straight scoop on:
Even with rising gold and silver values, prices can still be all over the place. Just a couple of years ago, in the midst of its big rise, silver lost over half its value in a short time. Pity the poor folks who went all-in at the peak, then saw half their value disappear in a few months. An informed, disciplined buying strategy is essential to insure against fluctuations that can undermine the value of your holdings, just when you’re getting started.
The Bullion Bible gives you the essential information you need to know about:
Then there’s eBay. There are millions of great deals, but there are also a million ways to get ripped off. The trick is being able to get the good stuff at fair prices, without losing all your savings on your next bad deal. Ebay has strict procedures for dealing with dishonest sellers. And if you don’t jump through all their hoops with perfection, you’re out of luck.
I’ve gotten some good deals (at least fair market prices) on eBay, but I’ve received more than a few fakes and junk. But I’ve never lost a penny on an eBay deal. I’ve used kitchen-counter science lab tricks detailed in the Bullion Bible to definitively reveal that the “sterling” bracelet was really silver plated. I’ve also found fake mis-marked gold. And I’ve seen many instances when a seller pretended that the weight of the item was more than claimed (sometimes by a big difference). By using my knowledge of eBay’s tricky rules (I’ve been using eBay since 1998) I’ve never failed to get my money back.
The Bullion Bible helps you navigate the ins and outs of eBay by informing you:
There are risks to every form of investment. With bullion, you can risk entrusting it to a financial institution, or put it in a safe deposit box that can be ransacked by thieves (government or otherwise) or may simply be inaccessible when you need it most. You can put it in a safe, bury it in the back yard, or use some secret stashing techniques to leave it where thieves will never find it. But how would you react if a thief had a gun against the head of your loved one? A mistake in the security priorities in owning precious metals can be critical. Or worse.
I’ve been interviewing people like you who are motivated, but maybe stalled by the lack of information and experience. I know your questions, and can answer them in clear detail. I’ve also included some valuable information, lessons, and techniques that will answer questions you’ve probably never even asked, but which will save you money, secure your financial future, and even provide critical personal safety benefits.
I’m confident that my Bullion Bible precious metals investing course will reveal to you the secrets to make you an expert who gets the best price, and never gets ripped off.
The Bullion Bible even covers more esoteric – but highly useful – topics, such as:
If you think Option 3 makes sense for you, you can try doing what I did: Go to Amazon, and buy every book you can find on how to buy gold and silver. I wasted hundreds of dollars, and I found that there was almost nothing in any of the books I didn’t already know, and there was lots of fluff I really didn’t need to know. Most authors are trying to sell us something (like coins, stocks, or their services) instead of providing people like us the information we need most. They were using their books to try to get me as a customer, instead of truly educating me. I felt like I was reading sales brochures for their businesses!
It includes all the best “nuggets” I picked up from that stack of Amazon books (most of which were years out of date even though sold as new). But more importantly, it includes massive amounts of information I quietly learned over the years of being a small and successful precious metal investor. Every book I’ve read fails to tell you 90-99% of the secrets on that long list above. The Bullion Bible delivers 100%.
If you have $20,000 to invest each month, you can get good prices easily, even without discovering all the secrets revealed in the Bullion Bible. Then again, you might benefit from learning how to choose the right items, select the right dealer, and buy at the right time to reduce your investment cost, even if you don’t need my help finding sources to buy smaller quantities at good prices.
Frankly, if you simply aren’t interested in learning and becoming your own expert, and don’t mind paying at least 10% (more likely 20-30%) in excess of what smart buyers pay, then don’t bother acquiring and studying the Bullion Bible.
But if you’re willing to invest some time reading about a subject I think is genuinely fascinating (I’m amazed at how some authors manage to make it seem dull), not to mention critically important for your financial security, then the Bullion Bible is probably something you want to look at.
I can promise that the Bullion Bible is written in a way that clearly explains all the important information you need to know. It can get a little controversial, but I guarantee it won’t bore you. It has all the detail you could possibly need, and hasn’t been watered down “for dummies.”
In the end, you’ll become a smart, savvy expert who recognizes a good deal and how to take advantage of it, and knows how to avoid the cheats, fakes, and rip-offs.
When I think about the people I’ve talked to who’ve been overcharged by certain popular sellers, I figure they would have saved 30% if they’d studied the Bullion Bible before making bad choices. For someone investing $500 per month, that’s a savings of well over $1,000 per year. Every year.
Even for someone with a more limited budget investing just $100 per month, that still a savings of hundreds of dollars per year.
This makes the Bullion Bible precious metals purchasing course an incredible value at a standard price of just $200. But because I want this valuable information to reach a broader audience, including the very smallest investors who might need the most help, I’m currently offering the Bullion Bible for the discounted price of just $99.
Here’s how to look at this remarkable value: If the Bullion Bible saves you even 10% on each precious metal purchase, it will pay for itself in just a few months, and you’ll be ahead for the rest of your life.
I’d estimate that the typical buyer will get five times the purchase price back within the first year. But only if they actually read and follow the advice, which I sincerely hope you do.
If you have less than $20 per month to invest, then you probably should save your money, because the investment in this “tuition” to make you an expert might not pay off soon enough to justify it. But if you’re ready to expertly invest $20 to $2000 per month in a disciplined plan that brings you and your family financial security and true peace of mind in these frightening times, then the Bullion Bible will save you so much money that you simply can’t afford not to acquire it for the discounted price.
If the Bullion Bible keeps you from accepting just one fake coin, it will pay for itself many times over. With gold at almost $1700 an ounce, one fake coin and you are out a BIG pile of cash. For a mere $99.00, you can make sure that this never happens to you.
Look, if you’ve already decided to buy gold and silver, then doesn’t it make sense to decide to do it without getting ripped off? As metal prices continue their upward march, one mistake can cost more than your mortgage payment or a semester of Junior’s college tuition. Can you really afford to make that kind of error?
And if you’re still in doubt, I’d like you listen to an unusual offer: I’m so proud of the valuable and comprehensive information in the Bullion Bible, and how interesting and genuinely enjoyable you’ll find it, that I’m offering a 100% guarantee of your satisfaction. None of those useless books I bought on Amazon came with a guarantee. This powerful course is guaranteed to meet and exceed your every expectation.
There’s simply no risk. The only risk you take is delaying the day you acquire the expertise to be a smart precious metals investor. Without the Bullion Bible, you risk overpaying, getting stuck with fakes, or worst of all, doing nothing, and seeing the hope of financial security get farther and farther out of reach.
I’m truly proud of the valuable information in the Bullion Bible, and I believe that you’ll be grateful to acquire it, even before you’ve finished reading page 1.
That’s why I urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to secure your family’s financial future, and frankly, to transform your life in advance of the times ahead. I invite you to take advantage of the special discounted $99 price and the risk free one year return guarantee and ORDER NOW.
Your Frugal Friend,
PS: Even if you can’t afford the investment in the Bullion Bible right now, at least download our FREE Special Report: “The Top 10 Secrets to Gold and Silver Buying to Build Financial Security.”
PPS: Remember that you have an entire year to put what I show you to the test. If after 12 months, you don’t think it was worth at least 10 times what you paid for it, I’ll buy it back from you. No hassles, no questions. I’ll return 100% of what you paid, and we’ll part friends.