When we talk about investing, the most important part of the process is creating a portfolio. You don’t want to put all your eggs in one basket, so to speak. If you’re like other smart investors, you’ll focus on having a balanced portfolio. Some parts will be in stocks, and others will be in bonds. Some investments will be low risk, and others will be higher risk but will have the potential for higher gains. One of the best ways to really complete your portfolio with something a little different is to invest in precious metals.