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Why Everyone Should Have A Million Dollar ROTH IRA

Why Everyone Should Have A Million Dollar ROTH IRA

Instead of talking about how one person can’t have a $5 billion ROTH IRA, we should be talking about why everyone should have a million-dollar ROTH IRA. What have the most successful investors done to have large retirement accounts? Many of them have Self-Directed...

Asset Protection for Self-Directed IRAs

Asset Protection for Self-Directed IRAs

When analyzing asset protection for self-directed IRAs, we must consider two types of potential threats. First, we must examine how a creditor can collect against an IRA when the creditor has a judgment or claim against the IRA owner personally. Second, and most...

Buying Cryptocurrency With Your IRA

Buying Cryptocurrency With Your IRA

Avoid taxes and the headache of reporting to the IRS by buying crypto with your IRA. There are 3 major benefits to buying Crypto with your IRA: The gains from buying and selling crypto are not taxable when done in your IRA. Similar to buying and selling stock in your...

Contribution Deadline for IRAs and More Changed to May 17th

Contribution Deadline for IRAs and More Changed to May 17th

What is the last day to contribute to an IRA for 2020? Taxpayers now have until May 17, 2021, to contribute to their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (ESAs), according to a statement by the...

Inherited IRAs: Requirements and Tips

Inherited IRAs: Requirements and Tips

If you’ve inherited an IRA from a parent or another loved one, it is likely that you have an Inherited IRA (aka, Beneficiary IRA). These can be powerful accounts, but you need to understand the Required Minimum Distribution (“RMD”) rules for your Inherited IRA to...

Managing a Rental Property Owned by Your Self-Directed IRA

Managing a Rental Property Owned by Your Self-Directed IRA

When IRA-owned property is held for rent, the management of the rental property must be structured such that rental income is received by the IRA and expenses are paid by the IRA. The IRA owner and other disqualified persons (e.g. IRA owner, spouse, etc.) cannot...

Can I Use a SEP IRA If I Have Employees?

Can I Use a SEP IRA If I Have Employees?

A SEP IRA is a powerful retirement account used by many self-employed persons and business owners. It is particularly attractive as you can contribute up to $58,000 to it annually. That’s in comparison to a Traditional IRA, where you can only contribute up to $6,000 a...

Three Unique Benefits of Health Savings Accounts You Never Knew

Three Unique Benefits of Health Savings Accounts You Never Knew

HSAs (“Health Savings Accounts”) are growing in popularity as Americans are discovering significant tax savings with these accounts. Why are they popular? There are many reasons why; some well known and others not so well known. Let’s start with the primary benefits...

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