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.
Many self-employed individuals use solo 401(k) plans to save for retirement. This plan offers higher contribution limits, which can lead to huge tax-deferred savings and earning potential. And, when you self-direct the plan, you get the additional bonus of investing in alternative assets to build the retirement … Read More
SIMPLE and SEP IRAs, as well as solo 401(k)s, are great retirement plans for small business owners and self-employed individuals to capture tax-advantaged retirement savings for themselves and employees. These plans can be self-directed, allowing account owners to make their own investment choices and use alternative assets … Read More
You don’t have to work for a big company to have a 401(k). Small business owners and self-employed individuals can open and contribute to an individual 401(k) and enjoy the same retirement-saving benefits that the traditional corporate plan offers. A self-directed solo 401(k) has the same features … Read More
There is a growing class of individuals who have control of their retirement funds and make their own investing decisions. They don’t rely on retirement plan administrators and brokers to invest for them. They don’t lose sleep at night over the stock market’s performance. They invest in … Read More
Simple employee pension plans, or SEP IRAs, are geared towards individuals who are self-employed, partners, and owners of corporations. These plans provide a low-cost and simple retirement savings option for people in these positions. These plans offer higher contribution limits than a traditional or Roth IRA. Administration … Read More
SIMPLE IRAs are designed for employers to make it easy to offer benefits to themselves and employees. Employees choose their own retirement plan and designate a portion of their salary to be deposited (before tax) into these accounts.
These plans are attractive because they offer low start-up and … Read More
Retirement planning isn’t easy these days, especially if you’re getting started late in the game. The amount of money you need to retire depends on many things including but not limited to the quality of life you desire in your golden years, whether or not you want … Read More
Last week we blogged about how hard it is for many Americans to save for retirement. The struggle is real, and we aren’t the only ones talking about it. In fact, by many reports, it’s only getting worse. Here’s why.
One of the main reasons retirement planning is … Read More
Also known as an individual(k) or solo 401(k) plan, this retirement account is designed for small businesses where the only employees are the business owners and/or their spouses. Examples for qualifying businesses could be sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations, so long as you do not have … Read More