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For 40 years, The Entrust Group has provided account administration services for self-directed retirement and tax-advantaged plans. Entrust can assist you in purchasing alternative investments with your retirement funds, and administer the buying and selling of assets that are typically unavailable through banks and brokerage firms.

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Getting Smart with Self-Directed IRA Distributions

Getting Smart with Self-Directed IRA Distributions

The required minimum distributions limits deadline is December 31, 2015. Read more to learn how you can take advantage of this.
3 Things Keeping You from Saving for Retirement

3 Things Keeping You from Saving for Retirement

Why you’re not saving for retirement is an important step for planning for your future.
Don't Miss These Retirement Plan Deadlines in December

Don't Miss These Retirement Plan Deadlines in December

December has is an important deadline date for all self-directed IRA owners.
6 Pre-Retirement Tips for Your 40s

6 Pre-Retirement Tips for Your 40s

We continue celebrating Save for Retirement Week and our series discussing pre-retirement strategies and techniques. All articles address the financial and budgeting decisions that each generation can make to stay on target in their retirement savings preparations. Here, we discuss the need for a Health Savings Account, along with the benefit of calculating both your net worth and what you could potentially earn with Social Security earnings.
8 Pre-Retirement Tips for Your 30s

8 Pre-Retirement Tips for Your 30s

This article continues the series discussing pre-retirement strategies and techniques. All articles will address the financial and budgeting decisions that each generation can make to keep on target in their retirement savings preparations. "Pre-Retirement: Your 30s" discusses the need for budgeting strategies, savings incentives, student loan debt and the benefit of a having a self-directed IRA.
6 Pre-Retirement Tips for Your 20s

6 Pre-Retirement Tips for Your 20s

This article is the first in a series discussing pre-retirement strategies and techniques. All articles will address the financial and budgeting decisions that each generation can make to keep on target in their retirement savings preparations. "Pre-Retirement: Your 20s" discusses the need for budgeting strategies, the impact that savings in your early career can make on your future financial stability, and the importance of financial literacy.
IRS View on Self-Certification of 401(k) Hardship Distributions

IRS View on Self-Certification of 401(k) Hardship Distributions

If you self-certify a hardship distribution online from your 401(k), be aware that it may not be sufficient proof to the IRS of an appropriate reason.
The Retirement Every Small Business Owner Deserves

The Retirement Every Small Business Owner Deserves

Small business owners are often so busy that they forget to start planning for retirement. Find out which retirement plan would work best for your business.