If you were dreaming of gold, it can mean you desire to acquire wealth. If you had been thinking about finances during your day, your brain would be occupied with thoughts of money and wealth. This can trigger a dream about gold.
Gold, being shiny and yellow, can represent the meaning of optimism, hope and good fortune. If you had been receiving good news and know of bright prospects coming, you may dream of seeing gold.
If you see a person wearing gold colored clothing in your dream, it can mean that person is someone bearing good news, or a source of prospects.