Vaulting, Audits & Security

Legal Tender Services PLLC (LTS) serves as the legal custodian of all UPMA™ precious metal holdings. LTS, in turn, has contracted with various commercial vaulting services...

Dollar Cost Averaging

UPMA™ offers the conversion of paper dollars received from its members into gold or silver (specie) dollars by means of Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA)...

Funding an Account

There are no minimums or maximums on UPMA accounts. There are several ways to fund a UPMA™ account...

Granting Account Rights

Any member may grant any other member certain account rights as either a Joint Tenant, Beneficiary or Agent...

Using Gold as Money

UPMA™ members are eligible to participate in the association's Liquid Gold™ program by which they can hold and spend gold and silver dollars...

Gold and Silver Dollars

Functionally, the United States today has four distinct legal tender currency standards—Gold, Silver, Platinum and Federal Reserve Note ("paper") dollars (31 U.S.C. §§ 5103 & 5112)...

Who Can Join UPMA™?

Any applicant of good character may join the association upon agreement to the terms and conditions of membership...