Your Questions About Investing In Gold

George asks…

Is investing in gold a smart decision right now?

And if so, is better to buy gold coins or gold bars? And which is more valuable 24k or 10k?

financi4 answers:

It really depends on what your portfolio looks like and how long until you retire. Diversification is important as is an asset allocation based upon your age and future expectations. Gold is a long term investment which will not provide a substantial return for several years. Actually I would say decades. Remember the saying…..buy low sell high. Well, right now it is really high.

If you do decide to invest in gold you may consider gold shares in a mining company or Gold SPDR shares. Physical gold does not pay dividends while your shares would. Also keep in mind the gold market is extremely volatile. It’s not for the weak stomached investor.

Without knowing your age, current investments, and value of your portfolio it’s really hard to say yes or no if this is a good idea. If you are young with a portfolio less than $100,000 I would consider ETF’s and skip your thoughts of gold. ETF’s are diversified and can provide a substantial rate of return. You will have ups and downs but if you pick the right one, it can payoff. In case you already haven’t, I would suggest contacting a investment agency for additional details.

Thomas asks…

How do you go about buying / Investing in Gold?

With the current world situation, I don’t want to buy stocks or Real Estate. How do I buy gold?

financi4 answers:

Buying the physical product is not “safer”…. It is (however) very expensive. Most experienced traders simply buy the ETF through their stock broker. No shipping fees, no storage costs & you can buy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth for less than $15 in commissions.

The ETF for gold is: GLD

William asks…

Can someone explain to me how investing in gold works and why its a good idea and why its bad?

i dont like cash sitting around in my bank when it has little value in reality and i was thinking about investing in gold or silver. Can anyone tell me how it works and whats the difference between actually buying gold and buying the certificated for them and if how much money you pay for it and how much money you pay to sell it back to someone? or if someone can recommend a book that would be nice as well

financi4 answers:

I work for a mining operation in Alaska that specializes in gold and platinum. Investing in mining operations is the best way to maximize investments because you make money daily for years. In our case you would have the opportunity to make $1,000+ per day, $22,000 per month. Each day you can purchase a ounce of gold at 10% under the spot price of gold from us then you can turn around and sell it for spot price, and that is on top of your stock investment. If you have any other questions about investing in gold let me know!

Mel.blacksand@gmail.com

Charles asks…

Is there any chance that you will lose money in the long run investing in gold?

I heard that gold was a “sure thing” because it will be the only currency that can not crash, is this true, should I invest most of money in gold?

financi4 answers:

Definitely a good chance you could lose…..the current extremely high price makes purchase at this time ” shaky”…….world economies are showing signs of recovery….which could easily drop gold prices by hundreds of dollars… I doubt that it will ever return to under 1000, but buying at 1500 is dangerous.

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Your Questions About Financing Film Uk

Ken asks…

Recommend a film similar to Wall Street but with UK setting?

Maybe based on Fleet Street / City / Canary Wharf? With business / finance background.

Preferred, but not necessarily limited to UK, any similar type of films will do.

Thanks

financi4 answers:

Wall Street 2 is getting released in 2010, with Michael Douglas back as Gordon Gekko. ”Such Heroic Nonsense” has got a reccommedation for you.

Donald asks…

UK student seeking funding for New York Film academy?

Hi I left sixth form in september and they didn’t teach us anything about student finance. I’m finding it hard to find what I need, I cant even find where I need to apply because the directgov site is so vague.
I’m trying to get a loan to go to the new york film academy for a year. Has anybody else done the same?
I contacted the NYFA and they sent me to directgov. Apparently the NYFA offer a loan of some sort but you have to be accepted before you can find out if you’re applicable. trouble is you have to show some way of being able to pay for the course before they let you onto the books. and I cant find finance info on applying to a US uni…

so I’ve come here, Can someone can point me in the right direction?

financi4 answers:

NYFA asks that you email financialaid@nyfa.edu and explain your situation. Each student and their financial aid process is different. We will help you!

John asks…

WORKING IN AMERICA!!!!! FROM UK!!!!?

I asked this question a while back know. 

But this time I have a bigger idea of what sort of job I would like to do. 

I live in the UK, and would love to work and live in America. 

I am 16 at the moment, And plan to make a move at around 21/22 years of age. It might be a big age difference but I want to know that I have a plan for the future. I might go to University, but the question is would I need to in order to get a job of in America?

I do Finance, Film Studies & Interactive Media (Computer Design) at school in Six Form (College).

I would like to be either an Accountant or something to do with Media & Computer Design.

I want to live and breath in the east of America as I find it more interesting on that side. (Sorry westerners). 

My question is what sort of company would want to hire someone like me to work for them? (Be specific if possible).

Also what would I do for a visa so I can legally stay in America? And what type would I need (if there are type’s).

Thanks for anyone who answers! 

financi4 answers:

Jobs aren’t what you think here. So i can’t imagine what things will be like 6yrs from now (when you turn 22yrs old)

Charles asks…

Which University is better for Accounting And finance Degree ? In London – Uk / Sandwich / Salary / money?

Dear sir/madam,
I am a student and have to apply for a uni. I can go to these universities from my home. What uni is the Best one among these unis?

1) Brunel
2) Kingston
3) Kent
4) London south Bank
5)Surrey
6) London Metropolitan
7) Greenwich
8) Hertfordshire university
9) Univerisity of East London

Another Question pls – What type is bettter? A full time 3 year Accounting Degree course or 4 Year Sandwich Course Degree Course ? All i want to become a Chartered accountant quickly n earn some good money. Cuz i want to direct a film in sri lanka. i need about £ 50 k for that. so thats y i have chosen to do Accounting. How much a newly graduated accountant earn per year ?

Thanks very much
Have a nice day.
James bond ( sri lankan )

financi4 answers:

Contact your local Information Advice Guidance worker – you can find their details at the library or your local prospects office.

They will be able to answer all of your questions accurately

Good luck

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