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3 Ways to Supercharge Your Small Business Retirement Plan

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Do you know which self-directed retirement plan could be right for your business and retirement goals? Whether you're self-employed, with a staff of 1 or 100, these self-directed IRAs offer two big incentives to encourage business owners to make retirement saving a priority: significant tax benefits and the freedom to choose your own investments. Choose from the traditional stocks and bonds, as well as a wide range of alternative investments, such as real estate, gold, and private stock. Here are your plan options:

Topics: Small Business Owners
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5 Ways to Go Green with a Self-Directed IRA This Earth Day

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Earth Day isn’t a one-day and done affair. Saving for retirement isn’t something you can do once and forget about either. You can do both when you own “green investments” in your self-directed IRA. A self-directed IRA makes it easy to invest in a wide choice of environmentally friendly assets. Here are five ways to go green with your retirement savings:

Topics: Real Estate, Private Placements, Alternative IRA Investments, Small Business Owners, Private Placements/LLCs
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Timely Tips: Retirement Deadlines for Small Business Owners

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

Our timely tips are a great way to keep up-do-date with retirement deadlines that are important to self-directed IRA holders. Here you will find dates that are important for small business owners who hold the following plans: SEP, SIMPLE, and Individual 401(k) plans. Read ahead so you don't miss these deadlines:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Small Business Owners, Plan Resources
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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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Top 3 Questions IRA Holders Have About Property Taxes

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 50 seconds

Every year, self-directed IRA holders who invest in assets like real estate or commercial properties have to keep up with expenses like property taxes. One thing IRA holders need to keep in mind is that all expenses related to property owned by your self-directed IRA (maintenance, utility bills, upgrades, property taxes, etc.) must be paid from your IRA diligently and on time. To make this process understandable to asset owners, we compiled the top 3 questions IRA holders have about property taxes:

Topics: Real Estate, Private Placements, Investor Due Diligence, Alternative IRA Investments, Small Business Owners, Private Placements/LLCs, Plan Resources
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