A Breakdown of Retirement Terms and What They Mean

December 4th, 2017

Don’t let the retirement industry terms confuse you, or deter you from pursuing your own retirement account. Here are a handful of the must-know terms to help you get your toes into the pool. Custodian An IRA custodian is a financial institution like a bank, credit union or trust company that acts as a bank. IRA […]

How a Self-Directed 401K Works for You

November 27th, 2017

A self-directed 401k is practically the same thing as a 401k, but the main difference is that you’re able to invest in non-traditional investments. At Accuplan we often refer to a self-directed 401k as a one.k. There are some great benefits to a self-directed 401k, so let’s talk about some of them. Investment types Regular 401k […]

Why These Self-Directed IRA Rules Are Important

November 20th, 2017

You being able to invest in what you want is equally as important as you become familiar with the rules and laws involved. It can definitely be overwhelming, but it’s not at all impossible to go from novice to knowledgeable. The reason we stress this so much is that is due to the off chance […]

Private Lending with a Self-Directed IRA

November 13th, 2017

We’ve all heard of or taken out a loan in our lives, and it’s usually through a bank or another financial institution. What most IRA owners don’t know is that they are allowed to lend out the funds in their IRAs in the same way. The idea is that your funds can be loaned out […]

What you Didn’t Know was Possible with your IRA

November 7th, 2017

It’s not difficult to imagine that the majority of U.S citizens have heard of an IRA. It’s equally imaginable that most have not heard of a self-directed IRA. A self-directed retirement account gives you the ability to invest in non-traditional investments. In all reality, though a self-directed IRA is the same thing as a regular account. […]