COMPARE TEXAS BULLION DEPOSITORIES

All gold, silver, platinum and palladium holdings are fully segregated, sealed, annually audited, and 100% insured through an all-risk policy by Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurer of specialized assets. Assets stored at Texas Precious Metals Depository (“TPMD”) remain the property of the client, and independent of TPMD’s balance sheet. In other words, client assets are held as bailment, not on deposit with the facility or as consignment. Unlike other facilities, client assets are never commingled.

Why Texas Precious Metals Depository (TPMD)?

  • No Setup Fees
  • No Withdrawal Fees
  • Low Monthly Rates
  • 100% Insured by Lloyd’s of London
  • No Outsourced Security
  • Fully Segregated Storage
  • Completely Private

Depository Comparison Chart

Depository Comparison Chart

Texas Bullion Depository IDS Texas
Location Shiner, TX Leander, TX Dallas, TX
Privacy Private Ownership & Record Keeping Government Administration & Record Keeping Private Ownership & Record Keeping
Elevation Underground Above ground Above ground
IRA Storage YES NO YES
Storage type Segregated Segregated Segregated & Allocated
$0 - $100,000 in stored value 0.50% 0.50% 1.25%
$100,000 -$ 500,000 in stored value 0.45% 0.50% 0.875%
$500,000 - $1M in stored value 0.45% 0.50% 0.665%
$1M - $2.5M in stored value 0.38% 0.50% 0.50%
$2.5M - $5M in stored value 0.38% 0.45% 0.50%
$5M in stored value 0.35% 0.40% 0.50%
Account Setup Fee $0 $50 per account $0
Withdrawal Fee $0 $25 per transaction $30 per package
Release Fee $0 $0.008 per ounce ($30 minimum)
Customer Room Usage Fee $0 $35 per 1/2 hour $0
Personal Pick-Up Fee $0 $25 per transaction $30 per package
Replacement Pallet Packaging Fee $0 $50 per pallet $0
Stop Payment Fee $0 $30 per transaction $0
Late Payment Fee $0 $30 per transaction $30 or 1.5% (whichever is greater)
Insufficient Funds / Overdraft Fee $0 $30 per transaction $30 or 1.5% (whichever is greater)
Refused Deposit Fee $0 $25 per transaction, plus applicable postage $0
90% and 40% Silver Coin Bag Counting Fee $0 $25 per bag $0

At Texas Precious Metals Depository:

  • All gold, silver, platinum and palladium holdings are fully segregated, sealed, annually audited, and 100% insured through an all-risk policy by Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurer of specialized assets. Assets stored at Texas Precious Metals Depository (“TPMD”) remain the property of the client, and independent of TPMD’s balance sheet. In other words, client assets are held as bailment, not on deposit with the facility or as consignment. Unlike other facilities, client assets are never commingled.
  • Our Lloyd’s of London Insurance policy covers the full value of metal contents in the facility and adjusts to prevailing market rates. Insurance protection covers external theft, employee theft, fire, flood, and other natural disasters. Storage contents are audited annually by San Antonio firm ADKF.
  • Our underground facility is outfitted with bulletproof doors, metal detection, man traps, truck traps, biometric access, armed security, 24/7 surveillance, and three layers of concentric protection. Facility operators employ best practices such as dual controls, segregation of duties, chain of custody monitoring, and 5S methodology. All security personnel are employees of TPMD (no outsourced security)! Facility alarms are tied directly to local and county law enforcement situated within one mile of the depository.