The Quest IRA Blog

Building A Tax-Free Future with A ROTH IRA

Everyone has a plateful of financial goals that seems to grow by the day. There are those who are looking to buy their first homes, repay their student debts, or make significant investments in autos or real estate. However, there is still one more thing that concerns them – how to secure their future. Everybody wants to build... [ Read More ]

Laying a Foundation for a Tax-Free Future

What are tangible assets? Tangible assets have a physical value: think real estate, notes, and even private businesses. These are different from intangible assets, which are investments in the market and include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Why should I invest in them? To diversify your funds. Diversification is the main reason people choose to invest in tangible... [ Read More ]

Using your Self-Directed IRA to buy Commercial Property

Your Self-Directed IRA is a powerful tool that provides you with flexible investment options in a variety of assets. Your retirement savings can go into investing in several types of companies. These companies may be limited liability companies, joint ventures, LPs, and more. And this also includes the ability to invest in commercial property. Traditional real estate investing... [ Read More ]

Everything You Want to Know About Traditional IRA RMDs

If you have been contributing to a Traditional IRA, eventually you will need to take yearly required minimum distributions (RMDs). The first RMD is required the year you turn 70 ½, and they continue each year after that. Roth IRAs don’t require RMDs, since those contributions were made post-tax. RMDs on Traditional IRAs are the government’s way of... [ Read More ]

Difference Between a Roth IRA and a Roth 401(k)

Many people can find similarities between a Roth 401(k) and a Roth IRA. Each contribution for each type of account will be made after taxes have been completed. The earnings from these accounts can be removed without being taxed at the age of 59 ½. Though these accounts have many parallels and similarities, they are also very different... [ Read More ]

How to Maximize the Growth of Your Investment IRA

When starting to plan for retirement, it’s important to start looking into tools that will help make the financial transition into retirement go as smooth as possible. Most people who are looking into ways that they can simplify the retirement process usually turn to an Individual Retirement Account. These are accounts that can have annual contributions, which can... [ Read More ]

Simple Rules for Beginner IRA Investing

For big companies, retirement investing isn’t something that employees have to put a lot of thought into. They have their 401(k) plans set up for you can you just have to decide a few of the smaller details. But when it comes to investing in an IRA, there is a lot more that goes into the decisions you... [ Read More ]

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected with Real Estate Investment Properties?

Investing in real estate property is not like other retirement investments. It requires owners to be more hands-on and involved than typical stock options. Those hoping to use a self-directed IRA to invest in real estate will need to investigate market trends, learn the local real estate laws, and thoroughly inspect the property before investing. The plan owner... [ Read More ]