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How to Make Extra Money in Seattle

Make extra money in Seattle

With inflation soaring, rents rising and the economy looking shaky at best, many Seattleites are operating on a tight budget. If you’re wondering how to make extra cash in the Seattle area, we have some helpful ideas! Note that most of these ideas are relevant for folks in the greater Pacific Northwest, including Bellevue, Lynnwood,…

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Strong US Dollar: What It Means for Bullion & The Economy

Strong US dollar

You may have heard that the dollar is strong right now. But what does that actually mean? And what might it mean for those of us who invest in precious metals? What is a “strong” dollar? A strong dollar means that the US dollar is relatively more valuable than other currencies. The US dollar is one…

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Overview of Alternative Investments: Bullion, Crypto, Collectibles & More

Alternative investments

For many people, investing is pretty simple. Buy stocks, maybe some bonds, and call it good. But savvy investors know the value in proper diversification. Diversifying your assets helps reduce risk, while also potentially improving returns. There’s a whole world of alternative investments outside of the standard stocks and bonds. This guide will serve as…

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Bullion Premiums Explained (Cost Over Spot)

Bullion premiums

When you purchase physical bullion, you will pay slightly more than the cost of the metal’s spot price. What is the reason for this price mismatch? The difference is called the “premium”, and it can make a substantial difference for bullion investors. What is a bullion premium, exactly? This guide will explore the topic in-depth….

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Selling Bullion Online vs. Locally

Selling Bullion Online vs. Locally

If you have gold or silver bullion, old gold coins, or even alternative precious metals like platinum, you may be wondering where to sell them. It’s an important decision to make, as where you sell will directly influence how much you can get for your valuables. In most cases, you will have three main options:…

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Buying Bullion Online vs. In-Store

buying bullion online vs. in store

If you’re a bullion investor, you are likely always on the lookout for a good deal on gold or silver. And broadly speaking, you have two main ways to buy bullion: Either online, or locally through a bullion dealer or coin shop. Which option is best? The answer, as usual, is “it depends”. Here’s what…

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Summer Activities in Seattle

Seattle summer activities

Seattle is often the butt of jokes relating to our famously gloomy weather. But as any PNW local could tell you, the summers here are actually delightful. Not too hot, not too cold, and plenty of warm, long summer nights to enjoy with family and friends. If you’re looking for some creative summer activities in Seattle,…

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Activities in Bellevue: 6 Fun Things to Do in Bellevue

Activities in Bellevue

Bellevue is a beautiful, bustling place to live, and one of our personal favorite cities in the Northwest. And with a population of nearly 150,000, plus influence from nearby Seattleites, there is plenty to do in Bellevue. Whether you’re visiting town and looking for things to do in Bellevue, or you’re a local looking for…

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How to Sell Stamps in Seattle

Sell stamps in Seattle

Stamp collecting is an enjoyable hobby, but sometimes, it’s time to move on. Perhaps you no longer actively collect, or maybe you inherited a collection from a loved one. What should you do with your stamps? If you have a stamp collection, you may be wondering what it’s worth — or how to go about…

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Investing in Watches: Navigating The Watch Market

Sell watches seattle

When you think of investing, you likely think of stocks, real estate, precious metals, etc. But increasingly, investors are looking beyond the traditional asset classes, into newer investments. Watches — and particularly luxury watches — have become quite the hot investment in many circles. Vintage watches from luxury brands like Rolex and Patek Philippe command…

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How To Sell Watches in Seattle

How to Sell Watches in Seattle

If you’re looking to sell a used watch in the Seattle area, you’ve come to the right place. This guide breaks down how to find a trustworthy business to sell the watch to, how to know how much the piece is worth, and how to actually move forward with the sale. Selling Watches in Seattle…

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Seattle Sports Legends: The 7 Greatest Players in Seattle Sports History

Seattle Sports Legends

From the Seahawks to the Huskies, the Mariners to the SuperSonics, Seattle sports teams have certainly made a name for themselves. Fans have long cheered on Seattle sports teams as they compete on the national stage. And the city has hosted some of the greatest sports legends of all time. In this guide, we’ll break…

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How to Sell Sports Cards

How to sell sports cards

Whether you’re an avid collector yourself or you’ve inherited a collection, sports cards can take up a lot of space. If you’re looking to declutter (and earn some cash along the way), you may be wondering how to sell baseball cards and other sports cards. We’ve got you covered. Here’s a detailed guide on how…

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Precious Metals in Your Investment Portfolio

Precious metals in portfolio

Note: This article is for informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice. Speak to a qualified financial advisor if you have questions about investing.  One principal of investing is to build a balanced portfolio of investments. Instead of just buying stocks, for instance, a wise investor may purchase stock market index funds,…

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Gold and Market Volatility

Gold and market volatility

Gold has long been considered a “safe haven asset”. Investors often flock to gold when other asset classes become volatile. But why is gold seen as a safe asset? And how can investors make use of gold’s unique properties in their own portfolios? Disclaimer: This is for informational purposes only and should not be considered…

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