Comparisons of:

  •  Independent Ratingscomparisons
  •  Fees
  •  Strategic Partners
  •  Special Promotions

Independent Ratings of Leading Gold IRA Companies Compared

Ratings of Leading Gold IRA Companies Compared at Better Business Bureau (BBB), Business Consumer Alliance (BCA), Trustlink & Trustpilot.

 

Gold IRA Company

 

BBB

 

BCA

 

Trustlink

 

Trustpilot

Advantage Gold A+ AA 5 out of 5 Stars 5 out of 5 Stars
BGASC A+ Not Listed Not Listed 4.8 out of 5 Stars
Birch Gold Group A+ AAA 5 out of 5 Stars 4.8 out of 5 Stars
Blanchard & Company A+ BBB 1 out of 5 Stars Not Listed
Gainesville Coins A+ Not Listed Not Listed 3.6 out of 5 Stars
Goldco A+ AAA 5 out of 5 Stars 4.6 out of 5 Stars
Goldline A+ A 2.5 out of 5 Stars 4.8 out of 5 Stars
Lear Capital A+ AAA 4.5 out of 5 Stars 4.8 out of 5 Stars
Regal Assets Not Accredited AAA 4.5 out of 5 Stars 3.8 out of 5 Stars
Rosland Capital A+ AAA 3.5 out of 5 Stars 4.8 out of 5 Stars

Fees of Leading Gold IRA Companies Compared

Gold IRA Company Set Up Fees  

Admin Fees (annually)

 

*Storage Fees (annually)

 

**Fee Type

Advantage Gold $295 $175 $100 Flat
BGASC Not divulged Not divulged Not divulged Not divulged
Birch Gold Group $90 Not divulged $160 Flat
Blanchard & Company $25 $60-$250 (scaled) $100 (scaled) Scaled
Gainesville Coins $25+ (scaled) $60+ (scaled) $100+ (scaled) Scaled
Goldco $50 + $30 wire fee $80 $150 for segregated
$100 for non-segregated
Flat
Goldline $125 $60-$250 (scaled) $100 (scaled) Scaled
Lear Capital $275 $100 $150 Flat
Regal Assets $0 $80 $110 Flat
Rosland Capital $50 £225 Not divulged Flat

Notes:

  • ** Some Gold IRA Companies charge flat fees and some charge scaled fees. The latter are a % of the fund value. It is very important to understand the implications of these two types of fees because doing so can save you thousands of dollars over time.

Strategic Partners of Leading Gold IRA Companies Compared

Gold IRA Company Preferred Custodian
Preferred Depository
Advantage Gold Strata Trust Company Delaware Depository Services (DDSC)
BGASC GoldStar Trust Company Brinks Global
Birch Gold Group Self-Directed IRA Services Delaware Depository Services (DDSC)
Blanchard & Company GoldStar Trust Company HSBC Bank NYC
Gainesville Coins New Direction IRA Gainesville Storage
Goldco Equity Trust Company Delaware Depository Services (DDSC)
Goldline GoldStar Trust Company Delaware Depository Services (DDSC)
Lear Capital Self-Directed IRA Services Brinks Los Angeles
Regal Assets New Direction IRA Brinks, Salt Lake City
Rosland Capital Equity Institutional Delaware Depository Services (DDSC)

Special Promotions of Leading Gold IRA Companies Compared

 

Gold IRA Company

 

Promotion #1

 

Promotion #2

 

Promotion #3

Advantage Gold Year 1 Set Up and Storage Fees waived
BGASC Rare coins available
Birch Gold Group None advertised
Blanchard & Company None advertised
Gainesville Coins None advertised
Goldco 5% back in FREE silver when you invest $50,000-$100,000 10% back in FREE silver when you invest $100,000+ (no maximum) First year fees waved
Goldline Free bullion coin on $10,000+ investments Free shipping to the depository of your choice
Lear Capital $500 Bonus on account opening 30 Day Price Guarantee
Regal Assets First Year Fees Waived Seven Days Delivery Guarantee
Rosland Capital None advertised

Further Research and Comparisons

There are many Gold IRA Companies to choose from. So many in fact that it would be impossible to speak to all of them.

Above we have compared what we consider to be some of the leading companies in some important and relevant aspects. But there is much more information that you should check out with any companies that you are considering doing business with.

When you do speak to some Gold IRA Companies or do more research on them it’s important to know what to be on the lookout for and the best questions to ask them.

To help you with your due diligence on comparing Gold IRA Companies we have created the following information:

10 Top Tips For Comparing Gold IRA Companies… and For Identifying Ones You Can Really Trust

Everything You Need To Know About Gold IRAs

Author: Doug Young