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.
One of the main attractions of having a Roth IRA is that once you reach the age of 59 1/2 and have had a Roth account opened for five years, you qualify for tax-free distributions. There are a few quirks involved – but when performed properly, these … Read More
A recent article published by Money Magazine titled “1 in 3 Older Workers Likely to Be Poor or Near Poor In Retirement” states:
A third of U.S. workers nearing retirement are destined to live in or near poverty after leaving their jobs, new research shows. One underlying cause: … Read More
Yes, time flies. Another year is coming to an end and soon we’ll all be ringing in the New Year.
Over the next few weeks, many of us plan to attend holiday parties, shop for presents for our loved ones, and begin our lists of resolutions to make … Read More
There is plenty of good news for many retirement and other savings plan holders regarding 2015 contribution limits. While traditional and Roth IRAs contributions remain the same as 2014, other plans see an increase in limits—and every little bit counts!
Below is a basic recap of the self-directed … Read More
Roth IRAs are a fairly new investment vehicle when it comes to retirement accounts. Traditional IRAs started back in 1974 as a tax-deferred way for people to save for retirement, even if their employers offer pension plans. Roth IRAs appeared many years later when the Taxpayer Relief … Read More