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Address:  909 Poydras Street, Suite 1900, New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone:  1-866-764-9135

About Blanchard Gold

Blanchard Gold was originally founded in 1975 but in 1974, James Blanchard, who founded the company, was instrumental in the passing of a bill that would allow people in the United States to own precious metals personally. Many reviews acknowledge the potent force that this company was in pioneering the current ownership of gold, silver etc.

Ratings and Reviews

Better Business Bureau A+ Rating

Blanchard Gold is an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). They were accredited on September 13, 1982. Blanchard has an A+ rating with the BBB which is the highest rating possible.

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IRA Services Offered by Blanchard Gold

Three Easy Steps to Your New Precious Metals IRA


Create/Verify IRA

The IRS requires precious metals to be added to a self-directed IRA. Our first step will involve confirming your existing IRA qualifies, or opening a new IRA that does.


Purchase Bullion

Next, we will determine together what type and quantity you should purchase based on your needs and investment goals.


Deposit with Custodian

An IRS-approved custodian bank must hold gold added to an IRA.

Blanchard has a longstanding relationship with GoldStar Trust Company, but we’ll gladly help you get set up with any IRS-approved custodial institution you choose.

Additional Services Offered by Blanchard Gold

Blanchard Gold also offers consulting to help educate investors on the many advantages of investing in gold, silver and other precious metals so they may accomplish their investment objectives.

Another interesting feature of this company is that investors can benefit from the knowledge of one of the most well-known numismatists in the U.S., John Albanese. Mr. Albanese has more than thirty-years of experience in the coin grading market and contributes to Blanchard with his professional and knowledgeable services..

If you are interested is numismatic rarities instead of the normal bars or other types of silver, platinum and gold bullion, then the consulting and guidance offered at Blanchard would be of benefit.