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IRA Contribution Limits for 2019 [Chart]

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
Each year, the IRS announces updated contribution limits and income thresholds for Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Depending on your plan type, you can grow your investment earnings on a tax-free or tax-deferred basis.

Topics: Contributions
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Top 4 Things Investors Do to Prepare for End-of-Year

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

The Thanksgiving leftovers have been eaten. The Hanukkah candles have been lit, and Christmas songs have been playing at the mall for weeks. Yes, it’s the holiday season, and seasoned investors know that means it’s time to wrap up their self-directed investments and start planning to file their tax returns. This article contains a gift bag of tips regarding self-directed IRA distributions and contributions, retirement and tax preparation, and even a few hints about how to save while spending this holiday season. So, let's take a look at the 4 things investors do to prepare for end-of-year:

Topics: Distributions, Contributions, Plan Resources
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How Retirement Might Look Without a Savings Plan

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

It's National Retirement Security Week 2018 and we're doing our part in raising awareness about the importance of your current, or future retirement plan. It's the perfect time to check your plan to see if your goals are being met, and if you're on track. Think about it: what would happen if you attempted to retire without a savings net? The reality is - you would continue to need a paycheck. The end result of not being prepared can be devastating. 

Topics: Basics of Self-Directed IRAs, Alternative IRA Investments, Contributions, Self-Directed IRA Plans
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Small Business IRA Contributions - FAQs for 2018

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

It's contribution season, which means, small businesses who hold IRAs have to contribute a dollar amount into their small business IRAs. All IRA contributions must be made by check, wire transfer, or cash. Certain requirements must be met in order to contribute to each account type. IRA contributions are discretionary, meaning that you are not required to make deposits every year. To help our readers understand contributions a bit better, we've answered the most frequently asked questions about small business IRA contributions below:

Topics: Contributions
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Traditional & Roth IRA Contributions - FAQs for 2018

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

It's contribution season, which means, IRA holders (and/or their employer in the case of an employer-sponsored plan) contribute a dollar amount into their IRA. All IRA contributions must be made by check, wire transfer, or cash. Certain requirements must be met in order to contribute to each account type. IRA contributions are discretionary, meaning that you are not required to make deposits every year. To help our readers understand contributions a bit better, we've answered the most frequently asked questions about Traditional and Roth IRA contributions below:

Topics: Contributions
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