Funding a self-directed IRA is the first step to investing with tax-advantaged savings. It's a necessary part of holding alternative investments in your retirement account. Let's take a look at how a rollover works:
A rollover transaction is when the IRA owner takes control of the IRA funds as they are being moved. For example, if John (from above) wanted to rollover his funds from the local bank to a self-directed IRA, he would receive a check from the local bank in the amount of his account balance. John would then have 60 days to deposit the check into a new self-directed IRA.
How to rollover your old 401(k) in 4 simple steps:
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