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Why a Gold IRA?

Many people are not aware of the fact that certain types of gold bullion can be purchased and held within an IRA account. In addition to gold, other metals such as silver, platinum and palladium may also be eligible. Although there are strict eligibility requirements and rules that must be adhered to, buying and holding physical gold in an IRA can have numerous advantages. Here are three reasons why you should consider a gold IRA: Potential tax savings: Funds invested in an IRA may potentially... Continue Reading

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If You’re Not Worried About Your Retirement, It May Be Time to Start

If you are like most Americans, you have probably worked very hard for a long time. Hopefully, you have been putting money away in the hopes of one day retiring and enjoying your life without having to concern yourself with money. If you have saved diligently you should be proud. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. While having a nice nest egg put away may provide a great deal of comfort, it’s not enough. The question then becomes how to protect that nest egg.... Continue Reading

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2 Major Problems With A Dollar Based Retirement Strategy

Most Americans invest their retirement funds in U.S. dollar-based assets, vehicles like stocks or bonds. While on the surface this may sound like a good strategy, there are two major obstacles that can greatly reduce the purchasing power of our retirement assets: Inflation and currency devaluation. Inflation is a wealth killer and it can eat away at your purchasing power and make it difficult for you to maintain your current standard of living. For those who remember the 1970s and early 1980s inflation was running... Continue Reading

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