There is a lot to be said about money and investments. Some investments are more popular than others. Some time ago I got interested in precious metals as I wanted to make up my mind whether it is a good idea to invest in them. i heard in a magazine that gold and silver have been pretty good investment opportunities for the last couple of years. It might be all a matter of opinion, but there certainly can be ways to measure which investment is more profitable on average. I remember hearing stories about people who have successfully preserved their wealth after investing in bullion coins and gold bullion. It is always encouraging to me to hear various success stories. That is just human nature. People have been investing in precious metals for many millennia and many of them were making a profit. One can lose fortunes while holding depreciating cash. Try to at least put your cash in a bank account that offers some good interest rates. Investing in gold is another idea that I have been considering as I heard that gold helps preserve wealth.