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5 Facts That Dig Deeper Into IRAs and Retirement

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

When it comes to Americans’ retirement savings habits, the glass is more than half full: Six out of 10 households in the US had some kind of formal, tax-advantaged retirement saving plan at the end of 2016. That is nearly 77 million people saving for retirement. But the empty part of the glass means Americans could save more and save more effectively. Here are five facts that dig deeper into the US retirement landscape, and remind you of importance of IRAs:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Financial
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4 Ways to Grow Your Nest Egg with a Rainbow of Assets

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

You wouldn’t want an Easter basket filled with only blue eggs or just licorice jelly beans would you? So why limit yourself to one kind of savings account or one particular kind of investment? Here are some tips on how to add variety to your savings routine:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments
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5 Ways to Go Green with a Self-Directed IRA This Earth Day

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Earth Day isn’t a one-day and done affair. Saving for retirement isn’t something you can do once and forget about either. You can do both when you own “green investments” in your self-directed IRA. A self-directed IRA makes it easy to invest in a wide choice of environmentally friendly assets. Here are five ways to go green with your retirement savings:

Topics: Real Estate, Private Placements, Alternative IRA Investments, Small Business Owners, Private Placements/LLCs
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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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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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