Tips For Selecting a Self-Directed IRA Custodian

Tips for Selecting a Self-Directed IRA Custodian

To hold physical gold and silver in a Self-Directed IRA, you are required by the IRS to open an account with an approved custodian and have the custodian purchase precious metals on your behalf. But there are so many custodians to choose from. And what’s all this you hear about promoters and administrators? Learn how…

No 401k at Work? How to Save for Retirement

No 401(k) at Work? 4 Other Ways to Save for Retirement

Contributing to an employer-provided 401(k) retirement plan is often touted as one of the best retirement strategies. However, approximately 55 million Americans don’t have access to such a plan. Are you among those with no 401(k) at work? If so, it’s still possible to take charge of your retirement savings—sometimes with options that offer more…

Simple Answers to Common IRA Questions

Straightforward Answers to 7 Common IRA Questions

Lack of knowledge is a major reason many Americans don’t open an IRA. Research from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute found that of those who don’t have an IRA, 46 percent feel they do not understand enough about IRAs to contribute to them. Where do you fall on the IRA-knowledge spectrum? If you’re still in…

How to Roll Over Your 401(k) Into a Gold IRA

How to Roll Over Your 401(k) into a Gold IRA

Are you tired of the high fees and limitations on your 401(k)? While a 401(k) is one of the most common vehicles for retirement savings, it’s not the only one. Learn about the advantages of gold IRAs and how to roll over your 401(k) into one of these IRAs. What is a 401(k)? A 401(k)…

Update: IRA Contribution Limits 2020

Update: IRA Contribution Limits in 2020

Are you seeking more ways to save for retirement? Then make sure you know all the facts so you can make the most of your IRA contributions for 2020. The limits for IRA contributions for the 2020 tax year are the same as those for 2019, but there are some changes to IRA rules. For…

Long-Term Strategies for Saving for Retirement

4 Long-Term Strategies for Saving for Retirement

Identifying effective ways to save for retirement requires three critical components: a personalized approach, careful strategic thinking, and a plan capable of spanning 10 years or more. That’s not as hard as it may sound. To prove it, we’ll walk you through four simple ways you can help boost your retirement savings, even if you’re…

Texas Approves Tax Exemption for Precious Metals

Texas Approves Tax Exemption for Precious Metals

Voters in Texas approved legislation that strengthens the case for precious metals in wealth diversification and IRA retirement strategies. The Lone Star State’s “thumbs-up” on Proposition 9 means precious metals held in precious metals depositories are exempt from property taxation. Precious metals depositories are facilities where owners can securely store their gold, silver, platinum, and…

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Do You Know These 3 Tax Benefits of Gold IRAs?

Whether you already have a Gold IRA or are seeking last-minute, tax-friendly moves to make with your money, there might be some benefits to Gold IRAs that you don’t know. Keep in mind that in a given year, contributions to Traditional and Roth IRAs must be made by that year’s April tax deadline. For 2019,…