Why Choose a Solo 401(k) Plan Over a SIMPLE IRA for Your Business

October 19th, 2017

A SIMPLE IRA plan is similar to a Solo 401(k) Plan in that it is funded by employee deferrals and additional employer contributions. However, unlike a Solo 401(k) Plan, a SIMPLE IRA plan uses an IRA-type trust to hold contributions for each employee, rather than a single plan trust that is typical of a traditional […]

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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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Self-Directing Your Solo 401k is Easy!

August 21st, 2017

A Solo 401K Plan also called a Self-Directed 401K 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. Additionally, a Self-Directed 401K Plan will allow you to make high contributions to the Plan […]

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Why Use a Solo 401k to Invest in Real Estate

June 26th, 2017

Advantages of Using a Solo 401(k) to Purchase Real Estate Income or gains generated by a 401(k) Plan generate tax-deferred/tax-free profits. Using a Solo 401(k) Plan to purchase real estate allows the 401(k) to earn tax-free income/gains and pay taxes at a future date, rather than in the year the investment produces income. With a […]

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What Are the Advantages of Using the Roth Solo 401k to Invest in Real Estate?

June 13th, 2017

Using a Solo 401(k) Plan with a Roth component to purchase real estate or make other alternative asset investments is most tax beneficial way to make such investments. With federal and state income tax rates expected to increase in the future, gaining the ability to generate tax-free returns from your retirement investments when you retire […]

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What is a True Solo 401k Plan Entail?

May 24th, 2017

The IRS approved solo 401(k) Plan has been used by hundreds of thousands of small businesses for over 30 years. However, the scope of options available to Solo 401(k) Plan participants is determined based on the plan documents. To this end, most financial institutions that offer Solo 401(k) Plan restrict the Plan participant to invest […]

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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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Why Choose an IRA Financial Group Solo 401k Over E-Trade

April 10th, 2017

The Solo 401K Plan, also known as the Individual 401K or Self Directed 401K Plan is an IRS approved plan that was designed specifically for the self-employed or small business owner with no employees other than the owners(s). Since the adoption of the 2002 Economic Growth and Tax Reconciliation Act, the Solo 401K Plan has […]

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