Entries by California Gold & Silver Exchange

What is Chinese Gold and Why is it More Expensive?

The Chinese culture has a very long history with gold. In Chinese culture, gold represents wealth, power, longevity, and happiness. Gold is often considered to be one of the most valuable and significant gifts one can give. This is why it’s often given at important life events such as birthdays, weddings, childbirth, and the New […]

How Do Taxes on Gold Work?

You may not know that when you invest in gold, you must pay taxes on any physical gold assets you own. This can be slightly confusing since taxes on gold investments are slightly different than other assets. Taxes may vary depending on certain factors such as your state, city, county, and the amount of gold […]

What is a Gold IRA (SDIRA)?

A Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA), sometimes called a Gold IRA, allows you to use alternative assets for your retirement funds such as precious metals like gold, silver, and palladium. Using an SDIRA over a traditional IRA has many benefits. And although in many ways, they work similarly to a regular IRA, there are a few key […]