With gold trading at nearly $1,830 an ounce, it’s no doubt a good idea to make sure that all your belongings made of the precious yellow metal are safely stored. Some will lock the gold in a safe, others may go with a safety deposit box in the bank. Investors who purchase gold, meanwhile, store it in special vaults. That got us thinking about the largest, most secure vault in the world: the U.S. Bullion Depository, commonly referred to as Fort Knox. In this infographic, you’ll find a collection curious facts about Fort Knox, as well as some of the conspiracy theories circulated about it. How do your secure your fortune? The first step is to use our <a “href=”/credit-monitoring/”>credit score monitoring tool to ensure you know exacty what is going on with your finances.
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Published September 1, 2011 • Updated: March 25, 2016