Since 1997, Lear Capital has been one of America’s leaders in precious metals investing with $2 billion in trusted transactions. Our mission is to ensure investors maintain a diversified strategy as we provide the tools needed to buy, sell and trade bullion, rare coins, and physical gold and silver - all backed by an “Investor-Friendly Service Guarantee”.
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I had a pleasant experience with my sales rep Dave. He answered all my questions and has followed up after the delivery. I did have to have Dave explain a few things to me which he did to my satisfaction.
I called Charlie ** one morning after looking at several different precious metals investment firms online. I had never invested in metals before. He walked me through everything and explained things as many times as he had to, to help me understand the world of investing in metals and how the market works. I felt very secure with what he had laid out for me. My coins were shipped and received quicker than I thought! The packaging was perfect. I know I have made a great long term investment in silver and with Lear Capital.
I am very happy with my experience with Lear Capital. Every person I spoke with was very knowledgeable about the products and answered my questions thoroughly and quickly. I never felt pressured and they were very patient with me as this was something I had thought about doing, but needed to feel comfortable with the decision. I am. I would recommend Lear Capital to others needing to diversify their available funds.
My recent purchase and rollover of my old IRA was something that I had been thinking about doing for a while. After contacting Lear Capital and receiving the information packet Kelly contacted me and helped me make an informed decision on my best options. I would like to thank Lear and Kelly my account rep. for a pleasurable experience.
My husband Jerry ** and I were much surprised at how easy Jarrod ** made our buying experience. We knew very little about precious metals until Jerrod answered our many questions with ease and knowledge. We are very happy with our purchase and with Lear Capital. We would definitely recommend your company to family and friends. Thank You.
They are polite. Understanding and very happy work with you and the way they talk very nice people. I always buy coins from Lear Capital. They're great people. I enjoy talking to them. If I get more money I will invest lear capital.
Silver Purchase - My representative was Kelly **, and I found her to be very pleasant, informative and professional. Her Personal Touch was also quite refreshing and I enjoyed doing business with her.
Arron was kind, informative, and patient with my many questions. As I was taking the time to get my money up and decide what to do, Arron didn't hound me, which I really appreciate, but only called once in a while. Once I made the decision, Arron made sure I had all the information I needed, moved through the process quickly and kept in touch as I waited for my silver to be delivered. I look forward to to a long (hopefully not too long) and pleasant relationship with Lear Capital, as I wait for my investment to to peak. I am very happy with the decision I made and am confident it will pay off in a few years.
Yes, I recently purchased gold & silver coins. And I don't appreciate the "huge" mark-up I was charged. I paid approx. 530$ per gold coin, that was only worth 328$ at current prices. Not a good deal! My coins would "have" to increase 50: percent just to break even!
The entire process went very well. The Lear Capital Agent, Matt **, was not only very informative while helping me through the process, he did an excellent series of follow-up though the entire process including an after delivery follow-up. I am looking forward to placing another order when finances permit.
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As a new customer, both Matt and Lev were very patient with me and to great lengths to make sure I understood exactly what I was purchasing and the benefits of my decision. I am very pleased with my relationship with Lear Capital.
Lear was the first precious metals supplier I dealt with, and the first I ever ordered product from. I enjoyed working with Pierre **, who is clearly very knowledgeable in the industry and no doubt one of the "rainmakers" on the Lear Team. Hogan** was very helpful in order execution, as well. My only negative comment: While I got what I believed was good value on the 100 generic rounds I purchased from Lear, having now learned a good deal more it seems that you're a bit high on your pricing. Otherwise, it was a very good consumer experience. You're on my short list of online metals sources and I will continue to check regularly for future opportunities to work together.
Troy explained everything in detail. I was treated as a human being and not a number, especially when I did not understand, so he would explain again. Truly hard to find someone who does this anymore. It made me feel secure in knowing how this process works.
The people I with were very knowledgable and helpful. I was often concerned with the length of time each step took, but eventually the process was completed, and my purchase price for the silver was locked in, even as the value rose.
My experience has been very pleasant. Rod explained everything to us before we actually did our transfer. Would recommend Lear Capital to my friends and family. The communication is terrific. Wish I had done this years ago.
I realize that this review will be read by individuals seeking others experiences with Lear Capital in respect to making a purchase. I would recommend that you are clear with what you are purchasing. I know this seems like a no brainer but here is my experience. I got involved with Lear Capital through the internet. I am a 68 year old male wishing to put a portion of my individual retirement account IRA into something very conservative, with what is going on in this country. Let me reiterate conservative. I was not interested in investing in a product that would be valuable in the future versus a stable value at purchase. So I contacted Lear Capital with the Idea of buying silver coins which I have purchased previously.
My choice was Canadian Mint Maple Leaf a sound conservative purchase. I thought silver valued @ 15.50 per coin plus or minus was a good buy. Upon speaking with a Lear Representative I ended up purchasing what appears to be overpriced products that are designed to be long term investments, which is exactly what I did not want to do. I was told that gold was a better purchase as was platinum. But as it turns out it was comparable to buying a new car. I drove it off the lot and the very minute I purchased it, it dropped in value. 33% in Value.
The products were 1/3 oz. Gold Grizzly @ 670.46. By the time they got to my Strata account a day later the value had dropped to 423.20 a loss of or a commission, however you want to look at it. The same was done with my Platinum purchase of Platinum Queens Beast Dragon @ 1,150 a day later 799.60. The silver purchase was good and as expected. So in a 20,000 purchase one day I lost or paid 5,109.15 commission.
Now I ask you is that what you call a conservative purchase. I moved it out of the market to what I was told was a conservative investment. Notice that the gold coins are obscure at 1/3 oz and as of now I have not been able to find a value. The silver was market value. So I trusted the gold and platinum were the same. My mistake but I trusted this group would listen to my concerns and needs and sell me what I wanted a secure metal portfolio to make my IRA sound in uncertain times. Watch out and be sure you purchasing metals at market value. I can not recommend that you will get that with this organization.
Customer service from Lear Capital is excellent, this can not be overstated. Dana ** and Conor ** were just straightforward and factual people to deal with. Any questions that I had regarding a purchase were either answered during the initial conversation or followed up with a return phone call within a few minutes. Many companies brag about customer service, but Lear Capital definitely has it as their standard operating procedure. Thank you.
Account exec was very helpful, however, he was out of the office for a period of time & had arranged for someone in the IRA Department to handle the RMD in his absence. Because of exchanging inventory which took longer to settle that went beyond the end of the year we missed the withdrawal for 2018. We have been promised a reimbursement if we are not bale to get an exemption for the penalty from the IRS.
Recently purchased silver rounds which I will be continuing for my grandchildren. Your company was recommended to me and I found the transaction easy and the website informative. The only real problem I had I was not able to use my debit card to finalize the purchase so I sent a check as instructed. due to the timeline I did have to go to APMEX to also order rounds so they would be here by Christmas. I will continue to order them from you now that I know the timelines but it is a bit inconvenient.
This is something totally new for me, something I had never considered doing. I was very nervous about it but after speaking to the adviser several times I felt more at ease. I was surprised when I saw the invoice and noticed the shipping charged. I thought shipping was free in orders over $20,000.00.
My experience was awesome! Very informative and pleasant rep. Answered all our questions and explained his answers well. Treated me with respect and patience and I believe that his patience is what sold me on his sincerity! Great job Derek! Thanks.
I wanted to gift to each of my sons a gold coin for Christmas. My order was made about a week before Christmas. The purchase was minimal, but Lev ** expedited the shipping process and my sons received their coins by Christmas Day. This exemplifies a precious metals company that truly cares for its clients needs. Just outstanding!
Gold and Silver Price Was Too High - This was my first time buying gold and silver and after checking other companies realized The Price I paid for .3334 oz of gold at $664 wasn't the best investment. I would have preferred the 1 oz gold Maple leaf, as that was a better investment. ITM Trading is selling their 1 oz Maple leaf for $1332.10 and I was under the impression that Lear price matches...
I recently returned to the Gold & Silver market. Again I choose Lear from past experience. I was pleased to find the Company better than ever! Quick & courteous service, sound advice, real time pricing, great inventory! Have already recommended Lear to several friends & family members.
Lev is kind, patient and knowledgeable. He has been very helpful establishing my account and I look forward to a long relationship with Lear Capital. I feel so relieved to have 1 account invested in precious metals and as soon as the IRS allows, my plan is to move the current account to gold and silver. Thank you!
Lear Capital not only helped me broaden my investments, but also helped me understand how to do so. They took the time to walk me through the process and arm myself with knowledge. I highly recommend their services.
Quick and simple. Crystal clear explanations of expectations for all involved, with no surprises or misunderstandings. I will buy again from Lear. Brian ** and Dana ** have their ducks in a row and communicated effectively to my level of competence. Real old fashioned Customer Service with good follow thru!
I saw Lear Capital's advertisement on the FOX network and decided to purchase silver coins. I called them and spoke with Morrey **, one of their senior account executives. Morrey was very knowledgeable, professional and courteous as he guided me through the process of purchasing silver to meet my needs. I have conducted business with him on several occasions and look forward to giving him more of my business. I have recommended Lear Capital to several of my colleagues and told them to ask for Mr. ** who will provide excellent service and make them feel like they are his most important client.
I was treated with dignity and respect, and promptness throughout the entire procedure. My questions were answered with clarity which pleased me and my wife. The order was placed as it was stated by your agent and we received it within the time that we were told we would. It all checked out to our satisfaction. We will definetly do any future investment transactions with him.
Upon emailing Lear Capital I received a very quick response and soon talked to live advisor from Lear Capital who was very knowledgeable and helped me substantially with my purchase. I also received a follow-up call upon receiving my precious metals. Thanks again Lear capital for a great experience!
With my most recent investment everything went very smooth however my only comment is that I was surprised that I did was not contacted in any way regarding shipping and or receiving. I believe when I purchased silver before there was emails and/or a phone call during the tracking and delivery process. For me these investments are not a minor transaction so the notifications or calls are very reassuring. Overall a smooth transaction.
Representatives were a little more aggressive than I like, almost to the point of me opting for a different firm. It could just be the nature of your business. Shipping took a while but I got my metals and all is well. Overall good experience.
I was very pleased with the explanation given, of what to expect with reference to my purchase. Everything that I was told was accurate and delivery was on time. All in all, my experience was excellent and there were no surprises. Thank you!
I had one order with Lear, the coins that were discussed and priced were not the coins received. We spoke of 2017 and 2018 coins. When the order arrived they were 2015 and 2012 coins, two of the highest mintage years. When they tried to make this right and again we spoke of different years, they again sent a high mintage year of 2016. The paperwork read they selected the years, other than what the original coins were that were spoke of. For me that is two strikes of dishonesty.
As an individual investor I value professionalism, breadth of knowledge, respect and honesty in dealing with a firm such as Lear Capital and its representative(s). That, and more, I have experienced in my dealings with Lear Capital!!
Lear Capital expert review by Barbara Friedberg
Founded in 1997, Lear Capital is one of the leading dealers in precious metals in America. During its 17-year history, this company has transacted more than 2 billion dollars’ worth of precious metals.
Spot price: Regularly updated trading values of gold, silver and platinum are displayed on the right hand side of the company home page, making the information easy find.
Posted pricing: See exactly what is for sale and the price for each gold or silver coin with transparent pricing.
IRA rollover: Get information on when and how to rollover an existing IRA to allow for precious metal investment.
Price protection: If the price of gold in an IRA drops in the first 30 days, Lear Capital will adjust the amount of gold to meet the current value.
Signup bonus: New account holders may be eligible to receive a $500 bonus when they meet the conditions for the new account promotion.
Best for: This gold and precious metal investment company is best for retirees, savers and speculators.
Lear Capital Company Information
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- Lear Capital
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- 1990 S. Bundy
- Los Angeles
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- United States