Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

May 15th, 2013

If you are self-employed or own your own small business, there are several retirement plan options available to you.  Here is a list of four choices along with each plan’s pros and cons: SIMPLE IRA The Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) IRA is suitable for many small businesses. If you have 100 or […]

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Who Receives the Most Benefits from a Solo 401(k)?

May 9th, 2013

The 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 $49,000) and a $50,000 loan feature. […]

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IRA or Solo 401K – What is the Better Retirement Strategy

August 15th, 2011

The first major advantage of a 401K or Solo 401K plan over an IRA is in the area of annual contributions.

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The Advantages of the Self-Directed IRA

July 6th, 2011

There are many choices when it comes to saving for retirement. Many people are looking for alternatives to the standard IRA or Roth IRA that invests primarily in stocks, mutual funds and bonds. There are a variety of choices when selecting a retirement plan type such as a solo 401k. There are also several types of Self-Directed IRA plans such as the Self-Directed IRA Real Estate, Self-Directed Roth IRA, and the Self-Directed IRA LLC. All of these plan types offer some great ways to save for retirement tax free.

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Reason to Invest Retirement Funds in a Solo 401k: Avoid Taxes

June 14th, 2011

A solo 401k plan can be the perfect solution for self employed business owners. A self employed business owner can truly maximize earning potential with a self directed IRA plan. With a 401k plan, a business owner has the ability to make almost any kind of investment tax-free. The ability to invest without having income taxed is one of the most incredible benefits of having a self directed Roth IRA plan.

A self employed business owner may choose to invest in a variety of resources. First, a person can invest in real estate. Being able to purchase real estate and claim it as an “investment” is one of the major perks of having a self directed IRA real estate plan. Other types of investments that can be made under a Roth IRA plan are tax liens, precious metals, businesses, and foreign currency. There is no end to the type of investment a person can make under a Roth IRA plan.

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Best Reasons for Having a Self Directed IRA

June 8th, 2011

Having a self directed IRA is important for independent business owners, because a self directed IRA provides financial stability. Some self-employed people have no idea they can still enjoy the benefits a self directed Roth IRA has to offer.

A self directed Roth IRA allows a person to use retirement funds to invest in real estate, businesses, precious metals, oil, and other commodities. Self directed IRA real estate investments can help any retirement account to explode with profits. Real estate makes a great investment for a solo 401K, because individuals can live within real estate while it accumulates value. In addition, real estate foreclosures are usually very affordable and can be a profitable way to start off any solo 401K retirement account.

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May 31st, 2011

A Solo 401k Plan offers a self- employed business owner the ability to use his or her retirement funds to make almost any type of investment, including real estate,

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