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5 Last-Minute Ways IRA Holders Can Reduce Taxes

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Don’t stress over taxes. Even though the tax deadline is getting closer, there are still things you can do to make filing your tax return easier. Better yet, you have time to open an IRA (three extra days—until April 18, 2017) or to take advantage of other deductions that can shave dollars off what you may owe Uncle Sam.

Topics: Self-Directed IRA Plans, Financial
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You Asked, We Answered: 3 Reasons Why Investors Choose a Roth IRA to Invest in Real Estate

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

For this month's webinar, we discussed reasons why investors choose a Roth IRA to invest in real estate. Before investors start planning where they want to diversify their funds, it's important to consider which type of IRA would best fit their needs. Our webinar presented by Patrick Hagen, CISP, discussed two popular options: Traditional IRA or Roth IRA. Continue reading to see what investors had to say during the live Q&A:

Topics: Real Estate, Alternative IRA Investments
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Invest in Your Own Pot of Gold: Gold IRA Basics

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

If you’re lucky enough to catch a leprechaun on St. Patrick’s Day and ask him where his pot of gold is, he’ll have to tell you. That’s because, as is well known, leprechauns cannot lie.But leprechauns are wily, solitary fellows who know how to stay safe from prying eyes and questions. So, on the off chance that you don’t come across a leprechaun, we thought we’d let you know about another way to create your own pot of gold: a self-directed Gold IRA.

Topics: Precious Metals
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What Financial Advisors Need to Know to Help Baby Boomers Prepare for Retirement

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Baby Boomers coined the phrase “don't trust anyone over 30.” Today, they are anywhere from 53 to 74 years old and don't trust their retirement savings—or the Social Security system—to provide a comfortable retirement.

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Current Events and News, Financial
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7 Things to Consider When You Want to Retire Abroad

The Entrust Group

 Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 40 seconds

Think of all the things you need to do when you move from one place to another: Change of address cards. Finding new doctors. Transferring bank accounts. When you move out of the U.S.—as an increasing number of retirees are—the list gets even longer and more complicated. In fact, it will be worth your time and effort to do a little (OK, maybe a lot) of research before you even start looking for the Mexican beachfront casita you’ve been dreaming of.

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