Real estate IRAs are popular with people who want diversity and leverage against potential losses in the stock market. You can choose your own assets including commercial and residential property, raw land, as well as tax liens and deeds.
In times of economic turmoil, people may feel they need to wait to open a self-directed IRA. Some say they are hesitant to move forward until the market stabilizes. Others want to leave money in their stock account until they “recoup” their losses and get back to … Read More
Once again, there are retirement planning reforms for Americans on the horizon. The SECURE Act 2.0 recently passed through the House and is currently making its way through the Senate for final approval by the end of the year. Whether the provisions in the SECURE Act 2.0 … Read More
If your retirement plan holds stock, you’re probably aware that your portfolio will take a few hits over your lifetime. Everyone loves bull markets, but you should be prepared for bear markets, too. This article explains how alternative investments can help offset losses when the stocks tumble.
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With inflation and interest rates on the rise this year, combined with the erratic state of the stock market, it’s more important than ever to create a solid financial plan that includes saving for retirement. Below are important dates you need to know on how to start … Read More
Those in favor of Biden’s infrastructure bill would have you believe that only the uber-wealthy will be taxed to pay for its provisions. This is simply not true. If passed in its current form, specifically sections 138312 and 138314, the bill will have a direct impact on … Read More
The House Ways and Means Committee recently released proposed tax legislation intended to pay for President Biden’s $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. Several provisions severely restrict your freedom to self-direct the investments in your IRA. Continue reading to find out how you can protect your self-directed IRA.
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It can be hard to spot investment scams, even for the most seasoned investors. But there are steps you can take to become more aware of the different types of fraud you should avoid when considering investments. Whether you invest on or off the market, it’s important … Read More
Are you aware of how the provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act impact your retirement planning? The act’s main purpose is to provide immediate financial relief to individuals, families, and businesses that face somewhat dire financial straits due to COVID-19. It … Read More
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is touted to help Americans save for retirement. But, a few “enhancements” might compel you to contact your senator to express concern (after you pick your jaw up off the floor). For instance, inherited IRAs would be … Read More
There is currently a bill in the Senate designed to help more Americans save for retirement. While the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act does pose a few regulations to help the average American do exactly that, there’s one provision that has alarm bells … Read More