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  3. 3. The C-SuiteAdvisory investing Cashing in on a Solid Gold Opportunity By Michael Blaser Have you ever heard the expressions, “Go for the Gold; a Golden Opportunity; my word is as good as Gold; or how about, The Gold Standard?” Every four years the Summer Olympics rolls around and thousands of athletes around the world train rigourously and compete for the ultimate reward, the pinnacle of success…a Gold Medal. What’s all this fuss about “Gold” these days, and why has it become a popular alternative to traditional paper-backed investments? Simple… Unparalleled demand! Gold has outperformed virtually every Michael Blaser other asset class over the past decade. Why? The value of our currency is continually shrinking; meanwhile the cost of Managing Director & commodities and living expenses is dramatically rising. Many Chief Financial Officer prudent Americans are adding gold to their financial portfolio United Gold Direct as a foundational component to building wealth that has Westlake Village, CA proven to maintain exceptional value over time. Think your investments are fully-diversified? Think again… Michael Blaser is a precious metals veteran If you’re invested in stocks, bonds, CDs, mutual funds, money and graduate of Business Administration markets, etc., ask yourself, what is the one thing all of these from San Diego State University. He has spent the past 40 years of his career assist- ing clients in developing financial strength, fiscal prudence, and high moral character. More than ever before, Michael is convinced “Gold can improve that Americans need “asset diversity,” with diligence, as it applies to financial your hedge against strategies of preserving wealth while creating market volatility, and offer plenty of up-side opportunities for profit and growth. Michael often repeats the phrase, “If you lost it all today, would you really have time to earn it again?” as a simple, yet motivational dynamic for clients to stratify and diversify growth potential.” their retirement portfolio for the future. instruments have in common? No matter how diversified you think you may be, the majority of your investments are 100% backed by the full faith of the U.S. Dollar or paper-related 888/502.3222 assets. While it’s important to have a multitude of investment mblaser@unitedgolddirect.com positions, consider adding tangible hard assets to complete your diversification strategy. With inflation on the rise, we’re all feeling the effects of; higher gas prices, food prices, insurance premiums, even the price of entertainment. Have you been out to dinner lately? The cost of going out to eat these days is definitely on the mind of the average American. Now, it is more critical than ever to get out of harm’s way and position your portfolio for prosperity and success. Gold is not… an investment. It doesn’t pay dividends or interest. Instead, consider gold like an insurance policy for your investment portfolio that protects your purchasing power on every-day goods and services. Your financial assets should be durable in ALL market conditions. The ‘Gold Standard’ to durability and success has proven to be a healthy position in physical gold and silver. Those who are familiar with the pre- cious metals markets agree that for the investor with an eye on the long term, there is no bad time to acquire gold. No, we’re not talking about paper gold, leveraged gold stocks or ETFs. 74 CSQ.com CSUITEQUARTERLY Summer 2012
  4. 4. Back by popular demand -- authentic, intrinsic, and historicalgold coins are becoming a solid foundation for many. Thisunique commodity has a place as, the “safe-haven” asset, in “With zero counter-partyevery portfolio. In this crazy world in which we live, controlling the risk, gold has neveroutcome of your investments is becoming a major challenge; been worth zero, and isphysical gold is an essential tool to secure your wealth fromlooming economic uncertainties. With the U.S. Dollar under considered to be the mostpressure and our National Debt growing at a staggering rate,participating in a small portion in the yellow metal can offset liquid asset in existence.”other losses in paper investments. Additionally, gold canimprove your hedge against market volatility, and offer plenty a savvy, sophisticated investor, to recognize the value andof up-side growth potential. Historically, the function of gold beauty of precious metals. One might ask, “How do youprimarily hedges the fear of inflation, political instability and acquire precious metals?” Your options include, but are notmounting financial debt creating economic stress. In today’s limited to; rolling over an IRA (Traditional, SEP or Roth), ormarket, with challenges in the banking system, the excess a 401(k) – penalty free. Another popular method is takingprinting of stimulus dollars, and the extreme unemployment physical possession of the metals as a currency exchange.figures, it only makes sense to rely on a tangible asset that has We understand that times are far different than they onceflourished for over 5,000 years as the international “currency were, and unlike printed dollars, gold is minted, pure, and inof choice.” It’s important to note; Emerging Countries, finite supply. Raw gold mining production quantities haveCentral banks, and millions of Americans are acquiring gold decreased year after year for the last decade. To put it intoin record numbers today. perspective, all of the gold ever mined…would only fill two Setting it apart from all other asset opportunities, I Olympic size swimming pools! Smart-money Americans havefind myself often asking our clients who are unsure of already moved savings into Gold -- have you?where to park their money these days…“Paper is printed, Doug Casey, respected author, publisher and professionalGold is minted…which would you rather have if another investor reminded us all recently, “Anyone who thinks they2008 Financial Crisis were to strike us again?” With zero have any measure of financial security without owning anycounter-party risk, gold has never been worth zero, and is gold – especially in the post-2008 world – is either ignorant,considered to be the most liquid asset in existence. You naïve, foolish, or all three.” The time to own Preciousdon’t need to have an advanced degree in economics or be Metals is now.  Building REPUTATIONS. ExceedingEXPECTATIONS.Tell your story and get your message out. Talk withus about what opportunities lie ahead and how CRUSH PRpublic relations can benefit you, your business and Marketing Communicationsyour company. info@crush-pr.com www.crush-pr.com