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.
While most of us start preparing our income taxes at the beginning of the year, there are moves you can take now to help relieve your tax burden. When it comes to retirement planning, there are strategies that can maximize your savings benefits, too. The following explains … Read More
Choosing the right investment for your portfolio can be challenging, especially with a stock market that’s currently erratic due to the delta variant of COVID-19. People who use self-directed IRAs don’t like to rely on the stock market. They want to use investment alternatives to the stock … Read More
You may already know that real estate is a popular asset in self-directed retirement plans. But alternative investments to the stock market include much more than real estate. This asset class offers many possibilities beyond Wall Street stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. This article provides a deeper … 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
Many people prefer the Roth IRA to other retirement savings plans. The income in a Roth grows tax free, and distributions in retirement are tax free, as well. Distributions from a the plan are not included in your income. This can greatly reduce your income tax liability … 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
Affordable housing is always in demand. The cost to purchase and/or rent homes, apartments, and condos today is high. This makes mobile home living appealing to people in low-income brackets. But there are also many affluent retirees who enjoy mobile homes as a second-home getaway in their … Read More
Do you know how the SECURE Act impacts retirement plans? Below is a short list with explanations of the main elements that impact our clients. This list is not comprehensive. We advise you to consult your financial and/or tax professional to help you navigate the new law.
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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement act, also known as the SECURE Act, passed in December 2019. The new law is designed to help more Americans save for retirement. But, of course, detractors don’t agree with everything the final law imposes, such as the elimination … Read More