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Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Drawers: Selling the Family Jewelry

The price of gold is once again selling at near all-time high prices. That, combined with tough economic times, has many people anxious to take advantage of high prices by selling their gold for scrap—with gold parties springing up in people’s homes and in hotel ballrooms across the country, and mail-in gold businesses multiplying.

How can consumers become educated about the gold market before selling their gold? The American Society of Appraisers offers these tips to consumers to make sure they are being offered a real deal.

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Discussion

Robert from Tennessee posted over 2 years ago:

What an eye opener for considering retirement concerns. This survey was taken in 2008, imagine what the taxes will be over the coming years as a result of our present spend and tax mentality of the current white house administration.

Being a healthcare executive, I concur that Medicare recipients have enjoyed a great service at a fantastic price based on the goverment forced price reductions to physicians and hospitals. However, with Obama care that will be a thing of the past. Expect higher taxes to pay for the "free healthcare" and long waits for poor service with a lack of avalilable physicians.


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