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CARES Act Waives RMDs in 2020

CARES Act Waives RMDs in 2020

Just as we were all getting used to the SECURE Act rule changes, the rules changed again. After a few quiet years on the legislative front, two major bills affecting...

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Patrick Hagen Featured in U.S. News and World Report

STRATA’s Patrick Hagen Featured: “How to Leverage 0% Interest Rates in a Self-Directed IRA”

Article originally published in U.S. News & World Report by contributor Rebecca Lake. A changing economic environment that brings 0% interest rates can open up new possibilities for investors. One of...

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IRA Contribution Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020

2019 Tax Filing and IRA Contribution Deadline Extended Until July 15, 2020: Here’s What You Need To Know

As the U.S. government moves quickly to respond to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, there is some relief for taxpayers. On Friday, March 20, 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced an...

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HAVE BUSINESS INCOME? START A SEP PLAN FOR TAX AND RETIREMENT SAVINGS BENEFITS

Have Business Income? Start a SEP Plan for Tax and Retirement Savings Benefits

If you earn income from being self-employed, you are eligible to start a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan. A SEP plan is a business-sponsored retirement plan that allows you to...

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Kelli Click Featured in U.S. News & World Report - STRATA Trust Company

STRATA’s Kelli click Featured: “3 Rules for Buy and Hold Real Estate Investing”

Article originally published in U.S. News & World Report by contributor Rebecca Lake –  “Buy and hold" is a popular investing strategy that can also be applied to real estate. Purchasing a rental...

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Crowdfunding investing in a Self-Directed IRA

Should You Invest Self-Directed IRA Assets in a Crowdfunding Platform?

Diversification is one of the biggest keys to investing success for self-directed IRA owners. By spreading your IRA assets out among a wide range of different asset types, you can...

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