The assets of a typical Individual Retirement Account (IRA) are usually limited to investments in equities such as corporation stocks and are overseen by a commercial bank. However, did you know that you could construct a Self-Directed IRA that may hold assets in a wide variety of investments? The IRS rules on Self Directed IRAs [...]
Once again I came across an interesting article. The author gives an insight on whether or not the economy is really in as bad shape as we think it is. Check it out here and decide for yourself!
In this piece, a respected strategist from Citigroup says he believes in the coming years gold could rise from the $1,500 an oz it is now to as high as $3,500 in coming years. While a very wild prediction, this does make for some food for thought.
Investing in gold is kind of that stereotypical investment advice you hear a lot. There's someone who will always tell you that gold is a great idea for investment. Just found this piece though that talks about how good gold really is as an investment right now without bias leaning to either side. See for [...]
The question that comes to mind if you have a small IRA is; what can you do with it? If you ask most successful IRA holders, they will tell you they started out with a small IRA and ended up with a large one. The tactic that led to their success is they started out [...]
A Self-Directed IRA account provides an IRA holder with the ability to choose the kind of investment that caters to his/her needs. A person with a self-directed IRA can depend on his/her own investment expertise to make tax-deferred or tax-free investment in assets he/she knows and understands very well. What most investors aren't aware of [...]
When it comes to what type of structure to place your Individual Retirement Account into, you should first examine the options: C Corporations are double-taxed entities. When a C Corporation gets a profit, it needs to be filed with the IRS and pay tax on that profit. The investors of a C Corporation will also [...]
Individual retirement accounts are required to be held at an institution that meets the requirements of being a Trustee or Custodian under IRC Section 408. The difference between a Trustee and a Custodian can be confusing, especially when dealing in the world of IRAs. A trustee is an institution that has fiduciary control over the [...]
The whole process can take 3-4 weeks, mainly dependent on how long it takes the custodian transfer(s) to take place. The process is as follows: We send you an application to get started with our company and you fill it out and send it back. We email you all the forms you will need to [...]