Posted by: Lorimer Wilson

If youre interested in physical gold, I recommend you buy small gold bars whichare availablein a wide range of weights andcan be boughtfor as little as 1 percent over the price of gold. That being said, this article outlines five rules to follow before, during and after the purchase process.

So said Larry Edelson ( in edited excerpts froman article last year which bares repeating at this point in time as interest in purchasing gold grows.

Right now, there are 94 accredited manufacturers of small gold bars that produce a staggering 400 different gold bars among them and, for what its worth, I am particularly partial to Engelhard, Johnson Matthey, and PAMP.

5 Rules to Follow When Buying Gold

Rule #1. Dont store your gold with the dealer you bought it from
Why? Because too many of them have gone bankrupt over the years and, as the price of gold continues to skyrocket, youll likely see more bankruptcies, not less, down the road. In gold bull markets, the buying frenzy seems to attract the least prudent and least ethical players to the bullion industry.

Rule #2. Take (go to our associate site here to read the rest of the article.)