Safe Haven Investments
U.S. Treasuries vs. Gold
For 4o years U.S. Treasuries was the place to have your savings. U.S. Treasuries are still, today, a good safe-haven for your savings. However, in July of 2006 something changed, as you can see on this chart from the Federal Reserve Bank.
Gold once again made an appearance and has been playing an important role as a safe-haven investment for Central Banks all around the globe. Many wealthy investors are using gold to protect their assets.
Both are Safe-Havens
Both are Liquid
Both are Accepted Globally
What’s the difference?
One has clearly produced less than 5% annually, year over year for the last decade.
One has clearly produced more than 5% annually, year over year for the last decade.
For more information on how you can protect, preserve and grow your qualified funds contact: Brett Edgell, Monetary Specialist