These articles focus on safety of you and your valuables, in particular, coins.
The first two articles focus on how you can be safer with your web experience of buying or selling coins on the internet. The internet offers a wealth of information and opportunity, but monetary transactions should be approached with caution.
These articles do not identify all of the challenges, but the intention is to alert you to potential issues and help you become more aware of the dangers on the internet.
Next, there is a series of articles discussing how to visit a coin show with you and your valuables' safety in mind. Again, they focus on the main points that you should remember to increase your safety.
These articles are not meant to make you paranoid; however in tough times, it pays to be cautious and to be alert for potential unsafe actions, places and people.
We prefer our show attendees - dealers and public - to enjoy their experience and to be safe and unharmed.
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Coin Show - Informational Articles
How to Buy Coins on the Internet
Should you? What are some of the issues surrounding buying coins on the internet and what should you do to avoid them? Click here=> Buying Coins on the Internet for more information.
How to Sell Coins on the Internet
What are the challenges of selling coins on the internet? There are related but different issues to buying on the internet. Click here=> Selling Coins on the Internet for more information.
How to Visit Coin Shows Safely
Are you the trusting sort? Or, do you think that criminals will never target you?
Unfortunately, there are criminals who are just criminals, and there are those people who, in desperation, turn to crime.
Coin shows and their attendees can be targets for either of these types of criminals.
Here are some basic security tips for when you plan to visit a coin show. Following a few simple rules, you can increase your safety before, during and after the coin show.
Before you ever leave home, you can prepare for visiting the coin show and improve your overall safety. Click here=> Security Tips Before You Visit a Coin Show for 11 Coin Show Security Tips.
Next, when you arrive at the coin show's location, but you are not yet on the bourse, you can select safer parking areas and be alert as you walk to the bourse. Click here=> Security Tips Arriving at the Coin Show for 14 Coin Show Security Tips.
The coin show's bourse floor is safer, but a busy show is still not 100% safe. For 10 Coin Show Security Tips while at the coin show, click here=> Security Tips While at a Coin Show.
Be aware as you leave a coin show. You can be the most vulnerable to criminals as you depart especially if you are carrying valuable purchases. Click here=> Security Tips Leaving a Coin Show for 15 Coin Show Security Tips.