Monthly Archives: April 2015

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27 04, 2015

Adding Gold in an IRA

By | April 27th, 2015|Alternative Investments, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Did you know that gold, silver, platinum and palladium, can be held within an Individual Retirement Account? As long as they are in treasury-approved coin or bar products you can hold precious metals in an IRA. Depending on the portfolio contents and which metal is being marketed, the terms “precious metals IRA”, “silver IRA”, “platinum [...]

21 04, 2015

The Benefits of Putting Real Estate in an IRA

By | April 21st, 2015|Alternative Investments, Real Estate IRA, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Over the last decade I have seen self directed IRA investors buy anything from trending securities to private data networks, from small business financing to note buying and everywhere in between.  So in this day and age I am always amazed at how many people are still not aware that they can invest their IRA [...]

13 04, 2015

IRA Catch Up Contributions

By | April 13th, 2015|IRA Law, Retirement, Self Directed IRA Rules, Wealth Building|0 Comments

For anyone in the 50 and over crowd, or approaching 50 this year, there is an opportunity to make retirement contributions that exceed the regular contribution limits. This is known as a catch up contribution. Catch up contributions are like an extra boost for those nearing the end of the race and getting ready for retirement. Taking [...]

8 04, 2015

It’s Not Too Late for a 2014 IRA Contribution

By | April 8th, 2015|IRA Law, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Haven’t made a recent contribution to your IRA (individual Retirement Arrangement)? There’s still time! You still have up until April 15th to make a 2014 IRA contribution and take a deduction on your 2014 tax return. Yearly IRA Contribution Limits Your total contributions for a Traditional and Roth IRA cannot exceed $5,500, or $6,500 if you’re over the age [...]