The Conversation

With years of success in the rare coins and precious metals arena Ken Smaltz brings a range of expertise, business direction and professional life insights he is able to share.   His story and the astute conversation is filled with dynamic information that impacts businessman, seasoned investor and student.

In addition to his real-life rag to riches story, Smaltz offers a wealth of knowledge and topics in the field of rare coins, their investment potential, and advice on how to be diligent in the market place, achieve success and build a fortune.

Speaking Topics:

  • How Rare Coins and Precious Metals Work as an Investment
  • Understanding Estate Treasures and How to Liquidate Them
  • Coins, Art, and Watches as Investments
  • Rags to Riches – A Build and Rebuild Story
  • Philanthropy From The Heart


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On the Grio | The new ‘bling’: Rare coins and collectibles
Remember when Hummers were cool? And lest any of us forget, so were those dollar-sign pendants sparkling with diamonds not too long ago. I have always regretted seeing those trinkets that can only depreciate in value, which people...
01 Jul 2014
Investing in Rare Coins: A Beginner’s Guide
By Ken Smaltz Imagine that you came upon a pouch of coins minted in Damascus during the Roman Empire more than 2,000 years ago. You might hop on the Internet, daydreaming about the fortune to be made off of money so incredibly...
24 Jul 2013
Keeper Facts
» Rare coins, if purchased prudently, are a great investment. » Rare coins are small, portable, liquid, private and insurable. » Because of independent grading services, rare coin prices can be checked easily. » Coins can be donated...
16 Jul 2013
Rethinking Your Investment Portfolio, Thanks to Bernie Madoff
By Ken Smaltz   Given today’s economic climate, all investors from the novice to the expert are rethinking and retooling their investment portfolios. Especially in today’s tough economic times, balancing the breadth...
22 Jul 2009
Rare Coins – the Next Bling
Garden City, New York – April 5, 2005 — Young Hollywood, chart-topping music artists and professional athletes, who now show off with expensive cars, lavish homes, and flashy jewelry, might want to take a look into investing...
05 Apr 2005