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Investor blog on self-directed IRAs, real estate IRAs, investment options, and retirement news from industry experts.

Traditional & Roth IRA Contributions - FAQs for 2018

Traditional & Roth IRA Contributions - FAQs for 2018

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes It's contribution season, which means, IRA holders (and/or their employer in the case ...
How to Make Charitable Donations That Benefit the Community and Your Taxes

How to Make Charitable Donations That Benefit the Community and Your Taxes

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Trees decked with ornaments. Lighted menorahs. Egg-nog-flavored everything. The ...
IRA Contribution Limits for 2018 [Chart]

IRA Contribution Limits for 2018 [Chart]

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes For the latest 2018 information click below: ...
Timely Tips: Retirement Plan Deadlines for Small Business Owners

Timely Tips: Retirement Plan Deadlines for Small Business Owners

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Just like with IRAs for individuals, there are various types of retirement plans ...
You Asked, We Answered: Decrease Your Taxes in 2017

You Asked, We Answered: Decrease Your Taxes in 2017

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 30 seconds For this month's webinar, we discussed ways to decrease your taxes in ...
Tax Return Day 2016: There’s Still Time to Count Up Your Deductions

Tax Return Day 2016: There’s Still Time to Count Up Your Deductions

Estimated reading time: 2 minute 30 seconds Don’t stress over taxes. Even though April 15 is getting closer, there are ...
5 Tax-Smart Things You Can Do Before April 18

5 Tax-Smart Things You Can Do Before April 18

Estimated reading time: 1 minute You still have time to make decisions that can improve your tax situation. This year's ...
Chart: IRA Contribution Limits for 2016

Chart: IRA Contribution Limits for 2016

In 2016, you get three extra days to file your federal tax return. Depending on your plan type, you can grow your ...
When Is it Time to Establish and Contribute to a Small Business Retirement Plan?

When Is it Time to Establish and Contribute to a Small Business Retirement Plan?

There are three retirement plans that allow small businesses to use contributions as a tax deduction by the employer: ...