Should I Invest in Gold? Want to be Smarter With Your Money? Join our mailing list and get news and info to support your financial goals. First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Contents The Fed and How It Got That Way Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does. 4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility Why have the markets been so volatile recently? 5 Smart Investing Principles Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.