Start Rolling Over Your 401K to an IRA

November 5th, 2018

When it comes to a 401K, you can take it with you from job to job, and in fact, you should, and it should be in the form of a 401K rollover. But making the most of the money you’ve built up means performing the rollover correctly. Here’s the four-step process for how to rollover […]

Using a Self-Directed IRA to Fund your Startup

October 29th, 2018

Owning your own business is the ultimate dream of many Americans, and those lucky enough are able to make that a reality. Unfortunately, it’s not drive or ability that gets in our way of making our dreams a reality, it’s very often money, and money alone. Now, you definitely could make your way to the […]

A Gold-Backed IRA Might be What’s Missing from your Retirement

October 22nd, 2018

It might be 2018, but precious metals like gold and silver are still very viable investment options for a great number of American retirement accounts. Throughout the rocky history of the US economy, gold has been held up as ‘standard’, and there’s a good reason for that. First, let’s breakdown what a gold-backed IRA is. […]

Make Room in Your Budget for Retirement Savings {infographic}

October 16th, 2018

The fact is that a majority of Americans don’t have a regular savings account, and an even bigger majority don’t have a retirement savings account. Living on a budget can be tough, especially if you’ve had to make cuts to your spending in the past to make sure you’re living within your means. But even […]

When Withdrawing Funds from your IRA are Penalty-Free

October 8th, 2018

It’s not uncommon that contributions that workers make to their IRA are prematurely withdrawn. An IRA is intended to supplement income in retirement years, but as the future and some circumstances are often out of our control, an IRA is sometimes used in other ways than retirement. Should workers need to take funds from their […]