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.
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
The disparity in the amount of retirement savings women accumulate compared to men is vast according to experts. Some of this can be attributed to the fact that women as a whole tend to earn less than men who are employed in the same positions. But that … 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
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