No matter where you ultimately decide to sell your gold for cash, check here first for today’s gold prices. That way, you know how much your gold pieces are REALLY worth. You will also want to have some idea of the overall weight of your gold, as well as how many pieces are 14k or 18k (which is most common in gold jewelry) and how many are 24k (the purest form of gold). The higher the karat, the more your gold is worth.
In this economy, the rules about how to handle your money & funds have changed. It used to be thought that investing in stocks and other types of investments and then sitting on them was the way to go. However, investing your money & funds that way can actually lead to financial disaster.