Precious metal marketers banned from selling investment opportunities

They say all that glitters isn’t gold. Ironically enough, that also applies to gold investments, which aren’t always as valuable as you might expect. In fact, investing in precious metals can turn out to be a financial disaster. Case in point: The Federal Trade Commission just extracted a settlement from the operator of a precious…

Precious metal marketers settle with FTC

Ever since the economic troubles of 2008 — or anytime we have a downturn for that matter — we get bombarded with messages telling us to put our money into precious metals. Unfortunately, some of the folks telling us that are just out to make a buck and take advantage of people. The Federal Trade…