Is Saving In Silver Better Than Saving In Gold ?


wealthymatters.comSilver is the poorer cousin of gold and shows more volatility.However it is also considered a precious metal.So how does it compare to gold as a savings/investment?Where would you be today if you had bought and held silver for the last three decades?Follow this link to your answer :Long Term Returns From Silver Vs SENSEX

So silver would have given you marginally better returns.However you would have had to stomach its greater volatility.And worrying for 30 years just doesn’t seem worthwhile.

Also like gold, silver returns adjusted for inflation are pretty underwhelming and gets beaten by equity returns by a big margin .And in times of negative real returns silver like gold shoots up in price.

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