Using Self-Directed IRAs to Save for Retirement: Pros and Cons
Self-directed IRAs can be the key to a comfortable retirement for many investors. Learn more about these accounts in this basic overview, including pros and cons.
IRAs and Taxes, Pt. 1: When Are IRA Funds Taxed?
The experts from Tax Facts Online on the tax treatment of individual retirement accounts.
Merrill Lynch Warns of Post-Election Double Whammy
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management recommends three talking points for financial advisors to keep in mind when talking with their clients.
Individuals’ Combined IRA Balance Higher Than Overall Average
Average IRA balances are about a third higher, and the median balance is about 42% higher, when an individual’s multiple accounts are considered together, the EBRI found.
More Boomer Fun With 401(k)s
The oldest of the boomer generation are now reaching that traditional mid-60 retirement age. The recent stock market woes have decimated retirement plan nest eggs....
ICI's Retirement Numbers
The government and policymakers must work together if the 401(k) plan is going to remain the dominant private-sector device for retirement savings, said Paul Schott...
NEWS & PRODUCTS, June 2007
SEC Chairman Christopher Cox said the SEC's examination of what goes into a 401(k)--such as expenses of the underlying funds--which the regulator is performing in...
To help their baby boomer clients generate a decent income stream in retirement, advisors are increasingly investing their clients' self-directed IRAs in alternative assets--everything from...