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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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5 Last-Minute Ways IRA Holders Can Reduce Taxes

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Don’t stress over taxes. Even though the tax deadline is getting closer, there are still things you can do to make filing your tax return easier. Better yet, you have time to open an IRA (three extra days—until April 18, 2017) or to take advantage of other deductions that can shave dollars off what you may owe Uncle Sam.

Topics: Self-Directed IRA Plans, Financial
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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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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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