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Good As Gold

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Why do people get gold fever? What makes this metal so special? Well, PURE gold does have several unique properties. It is virtually indestructible under normal circumstances, it can be left immersed in any single concentrated acid without adverse affect. Only a mixture of certain acids will cause it to dissolve. (Acid testing is a [...]

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Gold Coins in Your Pocket

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Not so very long ago, the coins in our pocket would have been pure copper, Sterling silver or (only if you were wealthy) 22ct pure gold. This was known as ‘The Gold Standard’ meaning that the value of the currency coins were in the metal of those coins. Inflation was low and predictable. This system [...]

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It Need Not be a Crisis

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The Spanish have termed the word `Crisis´ or cresis as they pronounce it, to cover the current economic downturn. We are all feeling the pinch and so we all need to try to make some savings to stretch our Euros.Given the current poor exchange rate it is worth considering if you are using the best [...]

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Liquidity

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Question:  “I would like to receive a better rate of return than I get on my Bank Account Deposit and at the same time have greater security….look at what happened to ‘Northern Rock and now also Bradford & Bingley’……are there any investments which can help?”  Answer:  1. Keeping a large amount of cash on deposit [...]

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Your UK State Pension

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What happens to your State Pension when you move abroad? So you’ve made up your mind to live out the rest of your life in a slightly warmer country, chosen your new home (and furnished it probably…) but have you considered what’s going to happen to your hard earned UK State Pension when you move [...]

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