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You Asked, We Answered: Decrease Your Taxes in 2017

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 30 seconds

For this month's webinar, we discussed ways to decrease your taxes in 2017. In addition, we discussed what the tax deadline means for IRA holders, how to make the most from your tax refund and contribution basics like limits and deadlines. Continue reading to see what investors had  to say during the live Q&A:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Contributions, Self-Directed IRA Plans
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IRA Holders: Don't Make These 3 Tax Time Mistakes

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

It’s tax time and with that comes decisions on making contributions to Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Here are some common mistakes individuals have made regarding maximizing their retirement contribution opportunities:

Topics: Self-Directed IRA Plans, Current Events and News
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Here's What Couples Need to Know About Spousal IRAs

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 30 seconds

With Valentine's Day around the corner, couples everywhere are gearing up to impress their partners. Buckling down on finances may not be the first things that comes to mind, but maximizing savings for retirement can be a joint effort for married couples who are ready for that phase in their life. Even if one of the spouses is not working, there is an option a lot of married couples are not taking advantage of and that is the spousal IRA contribution.

Topics: Basics of Self-Directed IRAs, Self-Directed IRA Plans, Plan Resources
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You Asked, We Answered: Get Your Old 401(k) in Shape

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 40 seconds

For our first national webinar of the year, we discussed ways to get your old 401(k) in shape. The odds are, you have an old 401(k) from a previous employer collecting dust. Instead of having dormant money in your plan, it's advisable to diversify your retirement portfolio. In this webinar, we explained to our viewers how to give their retirement savings a workout and maximize their investing opportunities. During the end of our webinar, we held a quick Q&A to help out all types of investors. Continue reading to see what types of questions were brought up:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Self-Directed IRA Plans
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Get Your Retirement Savings in Shape in 2017

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Lose weight. Get organized. Spend less, save more. Enjoy life. Stay fit and healthy. Those are the top five resolutions made by Americans every New Year. And we mean every New Year! A mere 8% of us manage to achieve our resolutions; indeed, more than half of us stop trying before the year is even half over.

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Self-Directed IRA Plans
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