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How to buy Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium from Guidance Corporation

35 Years In Business Proudly Offering our Guarantee!

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,,Product Pricing

  • Guidance Corporation prides itself on offering the lowest pricing in the industry, we offer this discount based upon payment via ACH, Bank Wire, Paper Check or Zelle.
  • For purchases greater than 100 oz of Gold and Platinum or 1500 oz of silver, please call us directly for additional discounted pricing, we will not be undersold!

         Credit Card Purchases

  • Payments made by Credit or Debit Card will incur a 4.75% surcharge added to the final purchase total at Checkout, including applicable shipping charges.
  • We accept all Major Credit/Debit Cards online up to $50,00.00.  Please allow 3-5 days for payment to clear.
  • To help protect our customers and reduce potential fraud, additional verification may be required for Credit/Debit card purchase.  All orders must be shipped to the billing address on record.

Payment by Paper Check

  • Guidance Corporation accepts Paper Checks up to $100,000, however a 10% Refundable Deposit is required via Credit/Debit Card at the time of checkout to lock in the pricing. 
  • Paper checks may require up to 7 days for funds to be collected by our bank. 
  • Checks may be mailed to our main corporate office at: “Guidance Corporation, 2709 Crestwood Circle, Suite 1500, Minnetonka, MN 55305″.  Or you may simply drop off your check at any Wells Fargo Location for immediate credit (we will provide our Wells Fargo account number and instructions via the email confirmation upon checkout). For a list of Wells Fargo locations please CLICK HERE. 
  • Please note, non-payment of a confirmed order will result in the forfeiture of deposit.  Any returned check by our Bank will result in a $35 fee.

Payment by Zelle

  • Zelle is a free payment system offered by most banks through their online banking system. 
  • Once you’ve made your purchase, simply log into your online banking, look for the “transfers and payment” section and choose the Zelle option.  In most cases you will need to add “Guidance Corporation” as a new payee to complete the payment. 
  • Payments may be sent over several days if your Bank imposes daily limits.  Please check with your financial institution for eligibility, or for a list of Zelle eligible Banks please Click Here.  Payments are accepted up to $5500.00
  • Zelle payments should be sent to our Corporate Zelle Username under:

Payment by eCheck (ACH)

  • We are happy to partner with Plaid, a leading ACH provider to offer our customers the ability to submit payments electronically at no charge between purchase amounts of $5,000-$100,000.  
  • Please note, Clients must have access to Online Banking in order to submit a payment via eCheck (ACH), this is necessary to verify your account information and prevent unauthorized purchases or fraud. 
  • Upon checkout you will be taken to our eCheck system to complete the payment process.  Once you select your bank, and are verified by your online banking sign on username/password, you will be able to complete your purchase safely and securely. 
  • Please note, Guidance Corporation and Plaid do not collect, save or store your payment information.  Purchases made by eCheck (ACH) require 5-7 days to clear.

Payment by Cryptocurrency

We accept the following cryptocurrencies:

  • Bitcoin (BTC)
  • OpenNode may request ID verification (when required, OpenNode will request this after checkout)
  • The payment must be completed within 15 minutes of placing your order due to exchange rate volatility. Please ensure to include all applicable fees.
  • To avoid cryptocurrency processing delays, please do not send internal transactions.
  • Cryptocurrency orders typically clear instantly after they are completed and move directly to our shipping queue. We occasionally manually review transactions, and these transactions are subject to a delayed clearing time.

Payment By Bank Wire

  • Orders made by Bank Wire are the preferred payment method as they ship immediately and do not require any clearing time.
  • Bank Wire transactions require a Refundable Deposit via Credit/Debit Card of 10% to lock in pricing, which is immediately refunded upon receipt of payment.
  • Payments must be received within 3 business days of order confirmation to avoid forfeiture of deposit.   Please contact us for an extension due to delays in payment of IRA Purchases.
  • Bank Wire instructions will be provided via email immediately upon checkout.

Payment by PayPal

  • We are happy to accept PayPal payments up to $25,000.
  • Payments made by PayPal will incur a 4% surcharge added to the final Purchase total at Checkout, including applicable shipping charges. 
  • PayPal orders clear between 1-2 days and moved directly into the shipping queue once completed.
  • On rare occasions, PayPal orders may require manual review by our fraud team, in which case processing may take longer. Due to risk of fraud, we can only accept orders shipping to PayPal Verified Shipping Addresses.
  • To place a PayPal order, simply select “PayPal” as your payment method and ensure your order total is less than $25,000.  You will be redirected to PayPal to log in to your account and process the payment. 
  • As soon as your PayPal payment has been processed, we prepare your package for shipping and notify you once it is sent out.

Price Lock and Order Changes 

  • Upon submitting your order, please check your email for payment submission instructions and approval.
  • Payments made by Credit Card, Debit Card, ACH and PayPal are finalized during the checkout process.
  • Payments made by Zelle must be submitted immediately after checkout by visiting your Banks online website.  Zelle payments not received within 24 hours will results in a cancellation.
  • Payments made by Bank Wire or Paper Check will receive submission instructions via email after checkout.
  • Please note, for all orders, pricing is not locked until a confirmation number is provided via email confirming the final purchase amount. 
  • Guidance Corporation reserves the right to cancel any order due to inventory issues or suspected fraud.
  • Once pricing has been finalized and confirmation number issued, there can be no changes, substitutions or cancellations.  Non-payment of purchase will result in forfeiture of deposit.
  • A Refundable Deposit via Credit Card is required when paying by: Bank Wire or Paper Check.


  • Guidance Corporation is proud to offer Free Shipping on most online orders.  We will also waive the shipping charge on customized orders or large volume purchases.
  • A shipping charge of $9.95-$25.00 may be assessed for small volume purchases, international purchases or certain special orders.
  • We ship all orders Fully Insured:  UPS, FedEx, Priority or Registered Mail.  Adult signature is required and package delivery time is approximately 5 – 7 days from the date payment has been collected and cleared (unless otherwise noted).
  • Orders Placed with a Credit, Debit Card or PayPal must be shipped to the billing address on file.  Please visit our Shipping & Insurance Page for additional details and information.
  • Funds must be received and collected by Guidance Corporation prior to orders shipping.
  • In the unlikely event of a lost or stollen package, Guidance Corporation will fully replace the merchandise or reserves the right to issue a refund.  Packages that display any form of damage or tampering should be refused by the shipping provider.  Once a package has been signed for and received, our liability and coverage ceases.

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Professionally Certified

We sell coins that have been professional certified by third party institutions such as the PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) and NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation).


All Inclusive

We deal in circulated gold, silver, and platinum coins, including all denominations and grades. 

Buy Back Guarantee

We will buy back any coin that we sell, at any time in the future. 

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