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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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Withholding Tax

Will Taxes be Taken Out of My IRA Withdrawal?

If you want to take a specific dollar amount out of your IRA, which of the following would you request your IRA custodian to distribute? Exact amount Amount plus 10%...

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CFTC Warns Investors To Use Caution When Buying Precious Metals

CFTC Warns Investors To Use Caution When Buying Precious Metals

As economic uncertainty continues to drive market headlines, many investors are turning to precious metals to diversify their retirement portfolios. In August 2020, gold reached unprecedented heights, surpassing $2,000 an...

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October 15 – Not Just the Last Day to File Your Tax Return

October 15 – Not Just the Last Day to File Your Tax Return

Although October 15 may not stand out as the date of a historic event or a celebrity’s birthday, it is well-known by many as the last day for filing federal...

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Roth versus Traditional Taxation

Do You Want to Pay Taxes Now or Later?

Understanding the Tax Benefits of Traditional & Roth IRAs In addition to saving for retirement, one of the main incentives for saving in an IRA is being able to take...

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More time to make 2019 ira contributions

More Time to Make 2019 IRA Contributions

In a typical year, the deadline to file your federal tax return for the prior year is April 15 (unless you have a filing extension until October 15). So far,...

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