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What to Consider Before You Buy Gold in Scottsdale


Making the right decision to buy gold bullion or other precious metal investments for first-time investors can be difficult.

We are committed to educating our customers in making the best investment choices based on their personal and financial objectives.

While many Scottsdale investors choose to buy gold as a conservative and liquid financial investment, there are many factors to consider when trying to achieve your highest potential return:

  • Which type of physical gold to buy
  • Aiming to buy gold as close to spot price as possible
  • Taking possession of your gold after paying for it
  • Choosing a reputable dealer like CMI

Visit us online or call to speak with a knowledgeable account executive from one of the best places to buy gold online!

Invest in Gold Coins or Gold Bars – What’s the Difference?


While there are differences between gold coins and gold bars, we recommend only investing in gold bullion products as a safe option for a future return on investment.

Gold coins are more popular as an investment than gold bars because they are easier to manage and store. They carry legal tender values, offer portfolio flexibility, are easier to liquidate, and do not require assaying to define their veracity.

For Scottsdale investors who wish to invest in larger quantities, gold bars are the preferred choice. They are a good choice for high-volume gold diversification, carry lower premiums over spot price than gold coins, and are a long-term investment or IRA preference.

These are a few of the most well-known gold coins traded on the market today:

  • U.S. Mint Gold Eagles
  • South African Krugerrands
  • Royal Canadian Mint Gold Maple Leafs
  • Australia Perth Mint Kangaroos
  • Austrian Mint Philharmonics

These are the most common gold bars:

  • One-Ounce and ten-ounce PAMP & Perth Mint
  • 100-Gram 99.99 gold bars
  • Kilo 99.99 gold bars
  • 1-Oz., 10-Oz., and 100-gram gold bars for IRA’s

Visit us online for additional information on other types of gold coins and gold bars available on the market today for Scottsdale investors.

Why Should Scottsdale Investors Buy Gold Bullion Online from CMI?


We are the oldest bullion dealer in the nation specializing in trading all popular forms of bullion since 1973.

With our customer-centric focus on selling bullion products, we always advise those interested in buying gold bullion to research companies before investing.

These are a few additional reasons for Scottsdale clients to invest in gold bullion online from us:

  • Our Accredited A+ BBB rating
  • High standard of customer satisfaction
  • Listing in the U.S. Mint as a trusted precious metals dealer
  • Among the lowest prices of all established dealers

Call CMI Gold and Silver to speak with a knowledgeable account executive about buying bullion, or visit us online to see our Gold Bullion Prices Page for current prices. 800-528-1380