Generation X has not been slacking off when it comes to saving for retirement. Known for being fiercely independent, members of Generation X now in their late 30s and 40s are jumping on opportunities to steer their retirement money in a truly self-directed IRA. According to a retirement survey by PNC Financial Services Group, 51 percent [...]
While the stock market takes investors on a roller coaster ride, turnkey real estate properties often provide the kind of passive income that keeps you well grounded. One of the advantages of a real estate IRA is that it lets you buy turnkey real estate properties with your retirement savings. You don’t have to tap your family’s emergency [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Buying publicly traded securities can be a roller coaster ride and with the recent upward surge there is a lot of buzz about when (not will) the market is going to take a dive. Henry Blodget, co-founder, CEO and Editor-In Chief of Business Insider, has been predicting a market crash for a few months now and [...]
Found this video talking about the potential of investing into Africa's energy infrastructure. There seems to be a lot of promise with this in the future, but take a look for yourself.
What is a self-directed IRA? It’s a retirement account that obliges the owner to take responsibility for investment decisions as a fiduciary for the account. The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 allows the individual broad latitude in choosing investment vehicles for retirement, including precious metals. Most commercial banks and brokers won’t serve as trustee or [...]
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.