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African-Americans Have Less Retirement Savings, Study Says

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

The contributions African-Americans have made to US history deserve to be honored every month of the year, not just during the “official” February Black History Month. African-Americans also need to plan for their financial future every month of the year. That includes a year-round commitment to saving for retirement.

Topics: Plan Resources, Financial, Entrust News
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6 Tips for a Financially Secure Retirement in 2017

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

While two-thirds of Americans surveyed by the Employee Benefits Research Institute are confident that they are financially prepared for retirement, nearly one-half of them have never tried to calculate how much money they will need for a comfortable retirement.  In this article we've collected important tips for having a more financially secure retirement in 2017:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Financial
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How to Decrease your Taxes in 2017: Open an IRA

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 50 seconds

Self-directed IRAs can provide you with significant tax advantages as well as allow you access to a wide range of alternative investments. Once you establish a self-directed IRA, you can begin making contributions for the 2016 tax year- up until the Federal tax deadline of April 18, 2017.

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Self-Directed IRA Plans, Financial
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5 Things Retirement Savers Can Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

For all the traditions, Thanksgiving celebrations have plenty of subtle differences. Are the cranberries jellied or sauced? Touch football on the lawn or college games on the TV? The same is true for dream retirements. Will it be a cottage by the lake or a condo in town? Time to play golf or to volunteer? But there are some things all retirement investors can be thankful for this year:

Topics: Plan Resources, Current Events and News, Financial
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Relaxed Rules Make Investing In A Startup Easier Than Ever Before

Bill Neville

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 15 seconds

Investing in startups used to be limited to venture capitalists and Wall Street, and to big, so-called accredited investors. If you were lucky enough to qualify as a friend or family member, you might be able to buy pre-IPO shares before a startup went public.

Topics: Small Business Owners, Current Events and News, Financial
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