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Month: May 2011

A New Model for Retirement – A Self-Controlled IRA

If you’re over thirty, you probably have an IRA. An incredible concept, fueled by the boomer generation, the whole concept of the IRA was revolutionary for its time – Why work the best years of your life away with the promise of a compensation package, or better yet, a pension, when you could let the eggheads do what they do best and invest your savings in the stock market? Surely, a promised number in your contract must pale in comparison when measured against the potential earnings your dollars could do on Wall Street.

The Benefits and Intricacies of a Solo IRA

If you plan on retiring at some point in your life, it is hard to overstate the importance of a self directed IRA. Investment opportunities are often difficult to come by, but the requirement for purchasing or providing for use and pursuance for precious existing funds is usually a somewhat concerning process. Fortunately, it isn’t that difficult to establish a self directed roth IRA, so long as everyone including the custodian is given access to an appropriate account.