standard Gold – Not As Swanky As You Think

What’s been swankier than gold down through the centuries? Not much, if you listen to conventional wisdom. As tooth, neck, and limb bling, maybe it’s still okay, but not so much when it comes to investments. Here’s why.
The price of gold today is $1,712.82 USD. When considering how this precious metal has surged in value over the past decade (it was below $500 in 2001), it’s no wonder millions of Wall Street investors have begun to put a bit of gold in their portfolio, while millions of others remain sitting on the fence, contemplating doing the same. Swank Life founder, Jake Swank, would like to remind everyone that while gold is certainly a better bet than Wall Street stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, there are a few basic …