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STRATA In the Community: National Give Something Away Day

STRATA celebrated National Give Something Away Day (July 15th) by donating to two charities around Waco. STRATA and its employees raised a total of $1,540 for the Family Abuse Center...

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Moving Money Before Retirement

Timing is everything – especially when it comes to investments. Participants deferring compensation into a 401(k) plan receive the benefit of dollar-cost-averaging through consistently timed contributions, as well as the...

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How to Avoid Self-Directed IRA Prohibited Transactions

With a self-directed IRA (SDIRA), you have the benefit of tax-deferred investment growth (tax-free with a Roth IRA) and the freedom to invest in almost anything. Investors look to self-directed...

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Legislation Watch: Secure Act 2.0, House Vs Senate

Although 2020 was an unusually busy year for implementing changes to the tax rules for retirement savings, even more changes could be coming. Rule changes made by the SECURE Act...

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Changing Jobs? Don’t Forget Your 401(k)

Leaving a job is the primary factor associated with retirement savings “leakage” – in other words, retirement savings lost or spent before retirement.1 By one estimate, 22% of net contributions...

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STRATA’s Patrick Hagen Featured: “What Investors Should Know About Private Equity”

Article originally published on TheStreet -  Private equity investments via self-directed individual retirement accounts allow investors to move money from publicly traded stocks, bonds or mutual funds into non-correlated options....

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