Why Distance and Security Matter for Precious Metals Storage
By Rich Checkan
You’re no doubt aware that here at ASI, we strongly believe in an investment strategy that includes having a portion of your wealth in physical precious metals. What’s more, we’re firm believers in ensuring metals are stored in a privately-owned offshore vault. That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you to select the best storage providers around the world so you have peace-of-mind that your hard-earned wealth is protected.
The Ultimate in Security and Geographic Diversification
New Zealand Vault is one of ASI’s preferred precious metals storage providers and is strategically located far from the world’s troubled spots. New Zealand is a safe, stable, and very remote country, making it the perfect location for storing metals.
New Zealand is well known for its stunning scenery and for being an outdoor adventure playground, but it is also an ideal location for bullion storage. New Zealand is a remote island nation in the Southern Hemisphere. The distance between New Zealand and the U.S., Europe, and most parts of Asia is significant. Many bullion investors look for geographic spread and seek bullion storage in a remote location. Distance equals security.
New Zealand is a democratic and politically stable country and is largely independent of major powers or influences. Therefore, it is typically less likely to be affected by U.S. or European Governments’ responses to economic turmoil. It has a strong economy and was largely unscathed by the 2008 global financial crisis.
When your home country becomes increasingly burdened by unsustainable debt levels and social unrest, it is comforting to know that there is a world-class storage facility that is trustworthy and provides a safe solution for bullion storage a long distance from your home country.
Another increasingly common driver of geographic diversification of wealth is protection against frivolous lawsuits. If you call the U.S. home, you’ll be no stranger to the rise in the number of lawsuits plaguing the country. Many smart investors recognize the risks associated with becoming a victim of a frivolous lawsuit and have an asset protection structure in place. This can include holding a portion of their wealth in precious metals in offshore private vaults.
Trust Your Wealth to New Zealand Vault
If any of this strikes a chord with you, then New Zealand Vault may be just what you’re looking for…
Through our partnership with New Zealand Vault, we offer our clients storage of gold and platinum bullion in a high-grade safe and silver stored in sealed cages. These safes and cages sit within their world-class bullion depository. This additional layer of security sets them apart from many other storage providers and provides our clients with additional peace-of-mind.
What’s more, New Zealand Vault is privately owned and therefore independent of the banking system and government. All bullion is fully allocated, segregated, and securely stored in their world-class bullion depository located in the capital city, Wellington. Insurance coverage is included within the annual fee.
An Exclusive Offer Just for ASI
To get you started on your offshore storage account in New Zealand, New Zealand Vault is now offering ASI clients an exclusive offer too good to miss out on. Now until the end of the year, ASI and New Zealand Vault will give you FREE shipping on all bullion orders* when you open a new storage account with New Zealand Vault! If you’re interested in learning more about having your precious metals shipped to New Zealand for free, please call us at 800-831-0007 or email us.
*Minimum storage term of 12 months applies. Free shipping applies to new accounts only. Free shipping is available on all gold and platinum bullion orders. Free shipping is available on the first $25,000 worth of silver bullion only. Offer valid until December 31, 2018.