Should I Invest in Gold? 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 Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Perception vs. Reality There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees. Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs. What Is My Life Expectancy? Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.