by Mark O’Byrne
The Value of Gold
“Unlike paper currency, coins or other assets, gold has maintained its value throughout the ages.”
Jill Kerby, personal finance expert and Mark O’Byrne, Research Director of GoldCore were interviewed by Sinead Desmond of ‘Ireland AM’ on TV3 this morning about the “value of gold” as a store of wealth and financial insurance in our “electronic age”.
[…] The ‘What’, ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of owning physical gold were discussed and a range of gold bullion coins and bars displayed.
Jill Kerby made the important point that paper and electronic money today has no real value in and of itself due to separation of them from the original sources of money – gold and silver: