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The Entrust Group Blog

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Consider These 4 Factors

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Consider These 4 Factors

The general rule of thumb is that you need 80% per year of your pre-retirement income to retire comfortably, but most Americans lack adequate savings.
What You Need to Know About Investing in Precious Metals

What You Need to Know About Investing in Precious Metals

Gold served as currency for centuries. Precious metals tend to act in opposition to the stock market: when equity prices are low, gold typically rides high
How to Purchase That Asset You Can't Quite Afford

How to Purchase That Asset You Can't Quite Afford

If you find a great investment but don’t have quite enough money in your IRA to make the purchase -- there are ways to make your IRA balance go further.
Recent Court Case Underscores the Importance of Not Engaging in Prohibited Transactions

Recent Court Case Underscores the Importance of Not Engaging in Prohibited Transactions

An individual's IRA engaged in prohibited transactions and lost its IRA status. The court ruled that the IRA was no longer exempt from creditors.
SDIRA 101: Your Self-Directed IRA Basics

SDIRA 101: Your Self-Directed IRA Basics

All IRAs abide by the same laws and possess the same capabilities. What separates a Self-Directed IRA from the rest is merely this: access and control.
Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes: Part 1

Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes: Part 1

Investing in real estate notes offers many of the same advantages as investing in real estate, but without the disadvantages.
The Diversification Advantage You're Looking For Is Right Here

The Diversification Advantage You're Looking For Is Right Here

Owning equities in 5 large-cap tech companies isn’t real diversification. On the surface, diversification is about owning assets in a variety of classes.
What You Need to Know About Accredited Investors

What You Need to Know About Accredited Investors

Here are some important things to know about accredited investors and how becoming one might influence your Self-Directed IRA investment strategy.