Archive for the ‘Individual 401K’ Category

Who Can Benefit from an Individual 401(k) Plan?

October 9th, 2017

The Individual 401(k), also known as a  Solo 401(k) plan, is unique and so popular because it is designed explicitly for small, owner only business. It’s a tax efficient and cost effective plan that offers all the benefits of a Self Directed IRA plan, and includes additional benefits, such as high contribution limits (up to […]

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Individual 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2017

September 4th, 2017

Under the 2017 Solo 401(k) contribution rules, a plan participant under the age of 50 can make a maximum employee deferral contribution in the amount of $18,000. That amount can be made in pre-tax or after-tax (Roth). On the profit sharing side, the business can make a 25% (20% in the case of a sole […]

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How To Select The Best Individual 401k Provider

April 17th, 2017

Selecting the best Individual 401(k) plan provider is an important decision that should be researched thoroughly.  Below are several tips to help you select the best Individual 401(k), also known as a  Solo 401(k) Plan, provider for your self-employed or small business retirement plan. 1. Always Make Sure You Are Working With a Tax & […]

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How to Use an Individual 401k to Flip Houses

August 8th, 2016

Since the creation of the Solo 401(K) Plan back in the early 1980s, the IRS has always permitted a Solo 401(K) Plan to purchase, hold, or flip real estate.  By using a Solo 401(K) Plan, also known as a self-directed 401(K) Plan or Individual 401(K) Plan, to buy real estate, you will be able to […]

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Checkbook Control of Your Individual 401(k) Plan

July 15th, 2016

An Individual 401(k), also known as a Solo 401(k), is perfect for sole proprietors, small businesses and independent contractors. A Solo 401(k) plan is generally also referred to as a “checkbook control” Qualified Retirement Plan. In each case, a 401(k) plan is established whereby the participant serves as trustee and administrator of the Plan providing […]

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The Individual 401k Rules

June 8th, 2016

An Individual 401K Plan also called a Solo 401K Plan offers a self-employed business owner the ability to use their retirement funds to make almost any type of investment tax-free, including real estate on their own without requiring custodian consent. As long as a business exists with no full-time employees other than the owner and […]

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Can a Self-Employed Person Have a 401k?

February 29th, 2016

The Solo 401(k) Plan, also known as the Individual 401(k) or Self-Directed 401(k) Plan, is an IRS approved type of qualified retirement plan which is suited for business owners who do not have any employees, other than themselves and perhaps their spouse. The Solo 401(k) plan is not a new type of plan. It is […]

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Are All Solo 401(k) Equal?

February 24th, 2016

When it comes to determining what type of 401(k) qualified retirement plan is best for a self-employed individual or small business owner with no employees, it is important to look at all the options the plan provides to make sure it will satisfy your retirement planning, tax, and investment goals. Most financial institutions offer Solo […]

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