A wide choice of bullion products, worldwide storage options, low prices, complete liquidity, total security, limited reporting requirements, and access to our 24-hour buying and selling platform make a SmartMetals® account with the Hard Assets Alliance simply the best choice for securing your financial future.
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Store your precious metals with total security in fully audited and insured independent vaults in New York (Brinks), Salt Lake City (Brinks), Zurich (ViaMat), London (ViaMat), Singapore (Malca Amit) or Sydney (Brinks) - the same vaults used by central banks and governments throughout the world. More locations coming soon.
Of course, you can also have your bullion delivered anywhere in the world via bonded, insured carrier, for storage however you see fit.
The bullion you buy from Hard Assets Alliance is just that: your bullion. You may have it shipped to you or placed in storage on your behalf. Either way, a precise amount of gold, silver, platinum, or palladium belongs to you - plain and simple. No "pool accounts," no paper proxies, no funny business.
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A wide choice of bullion products, worldwide storage options, low prices, complete liquidity, total security, limited reporting requirements, and access to our buying and selling platform make a SmartMetals® account with the Hard Assets Alliance simply the best choice for securing your financial future.
When you open your account online, you'll be asked the type of account to be opened (individual, joint, corporate, partnership, sole proprietorship, LLC, IRA or trust account) and some simple information to establish your identity, as required by US regulations. You do not need to be a US citizen or company to open an account.
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