The Top 10 FAQ About Investing Precious Metals in an IRA

Top 10 FAQ about investing in precious metals in an IRA 1) What is an IRA? An IRA is an individual retirement account. It is a personal retirement plan to which an individual contributes – sometimes with an employer – sometimes alone. The resulting fund which is...

The Top 10 FAQ About Investing in Gold & Silver

1) Why invest in gold and silver? Gold, silver, and other precious metals have endured for years as a form of investment. This is because they hold their value and are tangible assets. Gold and silver especially are sought after for many industrial purposes as well as...

Who is Manipulating the Gold Price?

On Friday 18 October at 8:42 am (UTC-05), a colossal amount of gold futures sell orders inundated the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), plunging gold prices by $25 in two minutes. Five thousand contracts “at the market” (available market price) were suddenly sold,...

Is It Ok To Dip Into Your Retirement Account?

Most of us have been there at some point. We’ve contemplated taking a portion of money from our IRA or 401k. Whether it’s to help pay the bills during tough times, or to help fund a much needed vacation, it can be tempting because an actual retirement date is so far...

What’s The Best Age To Retire?

Retirement is that one day in the future we all look forward to, when we’re work free, carefree and living life to its fullest. Retirement at age 65 is no longer the goal or even an option for most Americans. While it was once a target age, more Americans are needing...

Planning For Retirement On A Modest Salary

Salaries are not easily moving upward these days, and in many cases people are making much less. It’s fairly tough to set aside a chunk of your check for retirement when your monthly income barely covers necessary expenses. There are a few things you can do to prepare...

Is A Roth IRA Right For You?

A Roth IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is a type of retirement account that offers tax-free income in retirement. A Roth IRA is unlike a Traditional IRA, in that there is not an up-front tax deduction. Roth IRA’s are ideal savings vehicles that can be held in...