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IRS Annual Requirements for Alternative Asset Valuations

The IRS requires all retirement plan accountholders to obtain and report the fair market value (FMV) of assets held in their account(s) on an annual basis. The current value of...

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Tax-Smart IRA Strategies for 2024

The upcoming new year brings with it an opportunity to discuss more than just last year’s investment performance with your financial planning clients. Taxes are a critical element of retirement...

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2023’s Impact on Retirement Strategies

As we approach the start of a new year, you may benefit from a few observations about your retirement plans and investments. 2023 has been a unique year to say...

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Your 2024 IRA Calendar

A self-directed IRA (SDIRA) has the potential to greatly benefit your retirement goals – but being proactive is key to easy management.  With the new year approaching, there’s no time...

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Investor Insights: STRATA’s 2023 Investor Survey Report

In the last year, we’ve seen a more favorable turn in market conditions for alternative investments. This environment is leading investors to take a more optimistic approach while still keeping...

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Key SDIRA Terms Defined

A self-directed IRA (SDIRA) is a tax-advantaged retirement savings account that provides individuals with more investment options and greater control of their retirement savings than a traditional retirement savings plan....

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