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SECURE Act and Stretch IRAS

Inherited IRAS Won’t Stretch As Far As They Used To

Up until 2020, the “stretch IRA” concept was commonly used as an estate or legacy planning tool for IRA owners who wanted to leave a significant amount of tax-sheltered assets...

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Plan Asset Rules

What You Should Know About the DOL’s Plan Asset Rules

Investment issuers need to be aware of rules from the Department of Labor that could result in a violation of prohibited transaction rules if they aren’t followed. This, in turn,...

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Karen Rands - Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

STRATA Trust Company Appears on the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast with Karen Rands

Tune in to hear our National Director of Business Development, Patrick Hagen, talk with Karen Rands on the Compassionate Capitalist podcast about how to use self-directed retirement accounts as an...

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IRS Forms 1099-R and 5329

2 Tax Forms IRA Owners Need to Know

If you own an IRA (or any qualified retirement savings account), there are two IRS tax forms you should be familiar with – even if you engage an accountant to...

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ten tips for ira rollovers

10 Tips for IRA Rollovers

Rolling over retirement savings from a former employer’s retirement plan to a self-directed IRA can have many benefits, including the freedom to invest in a broad range of alternative investments....

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Have You Turned in Valuations for Your Alternative Investments?

Alternative investments are sought after by self-directed IRA investors for many reasons, including the opportunity to invest in tangible assets and assets whose values are not tied to the stock...

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