What comes to mind when you hear the word “gold”? For most of us, it creates a sense of wealth, stability, and purchase power. Gold was once considered a source of wealth and currency in the pre-global/pre-digital world economy (The Roman Empire and Biblical times) when it was readily accepted as a form of payment. However, times have changed, and the amount that gold is really worth – especially compared to the irreparable damage gold mines cause – just doesn’t seem to be worth it.
While gold might have been a good investment in the past, it is not great for long-term investments. Why? Bob and Shawn cover seven reasons why gold might not be a wise investment.