Compare Gold and Silver Dealers

At Goldline, we believe buying gold and silver bars and coins is a great way to diversify a healthy investment portfolio. Where you buy your gold and silver is as important as what you buy. That's why we encourage our clients to conduct their due diligence before making any purchase or before researching a gold-backed IRA. To find the gold and silver dealer that best supports you today and in the future, we believe you should consider the following: Click here for a print version.

Questions To Ask Gold Dealers

Goldline

Company 1

Company 2

1. How long has the company been in business?

55+ years

 

 

2. Does the company disclose pricing, refund and delivery policies in writing?

Yes1

 

 

 

3. Does the company offer price protection on qualifying purchases of all types of precious metals?

Yes1

 

 

4. Are there minimum purchase requirements?  Are there maximum or minimum liquidation requirements?

No2

 

 

5. Do you receive a written trade confirmation that includes the critical information to allow you to make an informed purchase which is the bid price, ask price and the dollar gain needed to break even?

 

Yes

 

 

6. Although gold dealers are prohibited from guaranteeing a buyback, Goldline has historically repurchased the precious metals it sells. Do you know the company's buyback policy?

 

Yes

 

 

7. Does the company have a personal concierge to assist clients with questions about their purchases?  Does the company identify key executives and management on its website?

 

Yes

 

 

8. Is the company independently audited by an internationally recognized accountancy firm?

Yes

 

 

9. Does the company properly register and follow national and state telemarketing laws?

Yes

 

 

10. Are prices and commissions the same for IRA purchases as they are for non-IRA purchases?

Yes

 

 

11. Does the company guarantee the authenticity of the precious metals offered?

Yes

 

 

12. Can the company provide customer reviews from an INDEPENDENT customer review site?

Yes

 

 

1 Learn more about details and limitations in our Account Agreement.

Goldline charges a $25 small lot fee for purchases below $2,500.

PRICING WORKSHEET

 

Goldline

Company 1

Company 2

1. What is the ask price on the product offered?

 

 

 

2. What is the bid price on the product offered?

 

 

 

3. What is the spread on the product offered?

 

 

 

4. What dollar amount does the bid price have to increase to break even?

Yes (footnote and refer to AA for details) 

 

 

5. Does the price include price protection for the product?

Yes (footnote and refer to AA for details) 

 

 

6. How much does the dealer charge for shipping?

Free Shipping

 

 

7. Can you pay with a credit card for the same price as cash?

Yes

 

 

8. Are you charged a cancellation fee if you cancel your order?

No3

 

 

3  Goldline does not charge a fee for any cancellation within Goldline's refund policy .

Goldline makes it easy to buy gold and silver. With our transparent pricing, prompt service, unique price protection programs, convenient purchase options, and exclusive products, you'll enjoy the convenience and benefits of working with the best gold and silver dealer in the industry.

To learn more about the benefits of working with Goldline, read the Goldline Difference and Goldline's FAQs.