6 IRS Tax Tips for Stress-Free Filing

IRS Tax Tips for Stress-Free Filing

Even with the recent extension, the tax filing deadline is around the corner. Are you ready? Here are the main things you need to know—some of the top IRS tax tips—for a smooth, stress-free filing. 1. IRS Delays Tax Day—Check Your State’s Deadline Typically, your federal tax return must be submitted every year by April…

What Can I Buy with a Roth IRA?

What Can I Buy with a Roth IRA?

Maybe you just opened a Roth IRA. Or perhaps you’re taking an end-of-year look at an account you’ve been working to grow for more than a decade. What can you hold—and not hold—in your Roth IRA? Here we break it down for you. What Is a Roth IRA? First, let’s briefly explain what a Roth…

Fact or Fiction: 5 Self-Directed IRA Myths

Fact or Fiction: 5 Self-Directed IRA Myths Debunked

Too cumbersome, too overwhelming, too complicated. There are a lot of myths out there about self-directed IRAs. U.S. Money Reserve is here to debunk them. Don’t let misinformation stop you from enjoying the richest golden years you can. Myth 1: You can’t contribute to more than one retirement account at a time. There’s no limit…

What Is IRA-Eligible Silver?

What Is IRA-Eligible Silver?

Gold can be a powerful asset when held for an extended period in a retirement account like an IRA. Silver can, too—yes, physical silver. Learn which silver coins and bars are approved for IRA inclusion and how to get started with a Precious Metals IRA. What Types of Silver Can Be Included in an IRA?…

How Do I Transfer My IRA to Gold?

How Do I Transfer My IRA to Gold?

How has your IRA performed this year? Has its performance met your expectations? If your current retirement strategy doesn’t include precious metals, you may be missing out on an essential element of diversification. Learn how you can transfer a portion of your IRA to gold. Opening up Your IRA to Gold To put physical gold…

IRA No-No's: Things That Aren't Allowed in IRAs

IRA No-No’s: 12 Things That Aren’t Allowed in IRAs

Self-Directed IRAs offer account holders an incredible amount of freedom. This freedom is one of the biggest draws for IRAs. You have control over the asset mix. Within each asset class, you can control how much is purchased and when. You can even purchase alternative assets like IRS-eligible precious metals, real estate, and private equity.…

Self-Directed IRA Contributions: Rules & Tips

Self-Directed IRA Contribution Rules and Tips

New to IRAs? Get a quick rundown of IRA contributions—how much and how to make them—and, most importantly, how to make the most of them. Learn about Self-Directed IRA requirements and contribution limits. How Much Can You Contribute to a Self-Directed IRA? For 2020, the maximum contribution to a Self-Directed IRA—in the form of a…