Wear it. Collect it. Store it. Retire on it?
With gold prices soaring 20 percent this year, investors, like 59-year-old litigator Ed Rose, want to put more of the precious metal into their retirement portfolio.
“Absolutely, it’s the best hedge,” said Rose.
Rose has one-fifth of his IRA invested in gold, mostly through exchange-traded funds, a strategy that the San Diego attorney argues is the best way to protect his nest egg.
“Gold used to be a hedge against inflation,” he said. “Now gold is a hedge against a falling dollar.”