Precious metals are items with intrinsic value as a standalone. Unlike currency notes which can be printed, precious metals are of limited supply. This could be a method of storing resources if from a verified source. Interest rates on stored cash in the bank is of lesser value than 30 years ago. Thus, exploring newer means of storing wealth is justified.
A broad understanding about money is necessary for every citizen of the world. A class in economics cannot give one that. There is widely distributed information online which have summarized the concept about money. A summary video on the concept of money is provided at the end of this post.
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The Royal Mint https://www.royalmint.com/gold-price/
Money Metals https://www.moneymetals.com/precious-metals-charts
Bullion Vault https://www.bullionvault.com/silver-price-chart.do
JM Bullion https://www.jmbullion.com/charts/
Manhattan Gold & Silver https://www.mgsrefining.com/resources/current-precious-metal-prices/
The PerthMinth https://www.perthmint.com/metalprices.aspx
Scottsdate Bullion & Coin https://www.sbcgold.com/charts/gold-prices/
CMI Gold & Silver https://www.cmi-gold-silver.com/gold-bullion-prices/