Silver often gets overlooked by the average investor as gold is often considered a safer investment. The truth is that investing in silver in 2021 may be a smart decision.
The American Eagle coin is the most popular coin in the world. The proof version of this coin is also an extremely popular collector version that is prized by savvy IRA and 401k investors. The reason this coinage is so popular is because it is sold directly by the US mint. Collectors coins are believed […]
Have you recently retired or changed employers? Have you been thinking about rolling over your inactive 401k, 403B or pension plan to an IRA… because you’ll have a much greater selection of investments? Well, choosing the “right” custodian is imperative… because they’re responsible for reporting the value of your account to the IRS every year. […]
Gold News. Investors Shy Away From Bars As Several Recent High Profile News Stories Hit The Airwaves.
There have been enough well publicized cases of long term gold dealers being sold fake bars recently to cause the average investor some real concern. Just recently the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) reported that a well established gold dealer in Ottawa purchased a gold bar from a local branch of the Royal Bank Of Canada […]
As a Twitter commentator, reality TV star and Republican candidate, Donald Trump railed against Obama-era budget deficits. But instead of tightening the belt, President Trump blew all that away in March when he signed an omnibus spending deal that saw huge increases in spending without corresponding cuts. Six years ago, Trump was harsh on Obama […]
A Pew Research analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2016 employment data found that older Americans are staying in the labor force, and they are working longer hours. During the second fiscal quarter of 2016, nearly 19 percent of Americans aged 65 years or older reported that they were employed with either a full-time […]
The US Geological Survey (USGS) has publicly stated that the world’s silver supply will be depleted by 2025. This will make silver the first widely used industrial commodity to have its in-ground supply exhausted. The world’s top metals research team reports annual shortfall for silver Thomas Reuters GFMS has reported a shortfall in global silver […]
These three problems in 401K funds may put your retirement goals out of reach More than 52 million Americans participate in a 401K plan with about 515,000 plans across the country. Those plans hold $4.4 trillion and represent nearly a fifth (18%) of the $24 trillion in U.S. retirement assets. 401K funds are truly the […]
Understand the eligibility requirements and benefits of a 403(b) plan compared to traditional employer-sponsored plans to benefit from this special type of savings vehicle. The catalog of numbers, IRS designations and names for retirement investment plans can border on befuddling. Unless you enjoy reading through mountains of pages from the Internal Revenue Code, you could […]
Hidden 401K costs could be costing your hundreds of thousands in retirement, know how to look for hidden expenses A recent AARP study found that 80% of plan participants didn’t know how much they were paying in 401K costs. That’s not entirely surprising considering the myriad of ways 401K administrators and advisors try to cover […]