Precious Metals Academy Advanced Course

Advanced Course

If you are working your way through the academy lessons, you will have learned a lot about investing in gold, silver and platinum by this stage. If you wish to continue learning, you can extend your knowledge and understanding of the precious metals market by taking our advanced course.

Course Content

1. What Drives the Market for Gold?

From supply and demand to changes in the economic climate, what factors really influence the price of gold?

2. Selling your Precious Metals

Managing your Investments isn't just about knowing when to buy; it's also important to know when to sell.

3. Including Gold in your Pension

In 2014, the FCA added physical gold bullion to its list of standard assets, meaning physical gold can be included in a regulated pension scheme such as a SIPP or SSAS.

4. Physical Gold Exchange Traded Commodities (ETC)

An exchange traded commidity or ETC is a common term in stock market trading, but what is an ETC, and what makes it a unique way to invest in gold?

5. Digital Gold vs. Stocks and Shares

There are many different ways to invest and build a balanced portfolio. This article will help you decide whether to start with precious metals, stocks and shares, or a combination of both.

6. Digital Gold vs. Junior Cash ISAs

Many people focus their saving efforts towards children, and often opt for a junior ISA. However, not many are aware that you can also save gold on behalf of a loved one.

7. Digital Gold vs. Property

Most people invest in property during their life but it's an investment that comes with a number of risks. The article compares property with investing in digital gold.

8. Digital Gold vs. Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency has become prolific in recent years, with some commentators comparing products such as Bitcoin to gold. But what exactly is it, and how does it compare to the yellow metal?

9. Which Precious Metal Investment is Right for You?

Before making a choice between gold, silver and platinum, there are a number of things you may want to consider to ensure you choose the right investment for you.

10. Inflation and Gold

When it comes to protecting your investments, especially over the medium to long term, one of the key concerns for many investors would be the impact of inflation on their portfolio.

Test Your Knowledge

Congratulations, you’ve read all the articles in the Precious Metals Academy advanced section. Before you go, check what you’ve learnt along the way.

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