Retirement Investing

  • Defined Benefit Plans
    Defined benefit plans are pension funds operated and funded by employers. Defined benefit plans are the only qualified retirement plan to offer a lifetime of guaranteed income for retirees. Large cor....
  • Retirement Savings Plans
    Retirement savings plans are available through most employers and financial advisors. Retirement savings plans can be funded with pre-tax or taxed earnings. A common theme among retirement savings pla....
  • Real Estate IRAs
    Real estate holdings in an IRA can prove quite profitable, even more so than with traditional IRA investments like stocks and bonds. Real estate has proven to be a sound investment throughout the yea....
  • International Real Estate Investments
    It is often the case that when people first start to think about investing in real estate, they rarely think about properties much further than their own cities. This is not necessarily a bad thing b....
  • Individual Retirement Accounts
    Individual retirement accounts provide a great opportunity to discover more ways to invest than just stocks and mutual funds. We have opportunities, these days, to create more diversified and self-di....
  • Self Directed SEP
    A self-directed SEP is much like a self-directed IRA. If you have an SEP (Simplified Employee Pension), you already know that it is simply another retirement savings account that offers certain tax a....
  • Retirement Portfolio
    Your retirement portfolio will determine the quality of your retirement. Because investing is becoming more user-friendly, more and more people are looking to take control of their retirement investi....
  • Self Employed 401Ks
    Self employed 401Ks are a great tool for owner/operators of small businesses that want an affordable yet flexible retirement planning vehicle. Before the Tax Relief Act of 2001, retirement funding veh....
  • Retirement Plan Account Types
    Retirement plan account types are available in several different options. There are types of retirement accounts for individuals and businesses. The type and size of a business will determine which ty....
  • IRA Investment Options
    Most investors are aware of the tax advantages offered by IRAs and Roth IRAs. They are also aware that stocks, bonds, and mutual funds purchased by their IRAs are subject to the same volatility that ....