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.
Millions of investors are seeking professional advice for investing trillions of dollars in U.S. retirement assets. Understanding and embracing self-directed IRAs means a new source of clients, investors, and capital.
If you are searching for options to help finance your child’s college education, Advanta IRA has a potential solution to help your child avoid student loan debt. We are referring to self-directed education savings accounts, which allow you to choose the assets for the plan based on … Read More
April 15th is going to be upon us before we know it. So, it’s time to start preparing your taxes and strategizing with your income tax professional. One item at the top of your to-do list should be about 2019 contribution limits to your retirement plans. Depending … 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
Want to invest and earn income using other people’s money? Sounds like a plan, doesn’t it? And, why not? The concept is hardly unique. In fact, there’s even an acronym for it in the financial world: OPM.
Warren Buffet and many other sophisticated investors invest with other … Read More
Education savings accounts (ESAs) are cool little tools that allow you to save and accrue tax-sheltered income for your child’s education. The benefits of a self-directed education savings account work the same way. But a self-directed account allows you to use alternative investments instead of traditional stocks, … Read More
Single-family rentals are hot right now for a variety of reasons. Baby boomers are living longer—in their own homes, which means less inventory for new home buyers. And, home prices are rising faster than wages (about twice as fast, experts say). So, even though Millennials would like … Read More
Simple employee pension plans, or SEP IRAs, are geared towards individuals who are self-employed, partners, and owners of corporations. These plans provide a low-cost and simple retirement savings option for people in these positions. These plans offer higher contribution limits than a traditional or Roth IRA. Administration … Read More
A health savings plan is a fantastic tool that can lessen the burden of health care costs now and in the future when you retire. To qualify to contribute to a health savings plan, you must be enrolled in a high-deductible healthcare plan (HDHP). And, while the … Read More
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is touted to help Americans save for retirement. But, a few “enhancements” might compel you to contact your senator to express concern (after you pick your jaw up off the floor). For instance, inherited IRAs would be … Read More
There is currently a bill in the Senate designed to help more Americans save for retirement. While the SECURE Act does pose a few regulations to help the average American do exactly that, there’s one provision that has alarm bells ringing. (If yours aren’t yet, they should … Read More