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The Rocket Dollar Guide to Self-Directed Retirement Plans
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Rick Dude

Co-Founder & CTO Rick Dude is technologist, financial professional, and serial entrepreneur.

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Understanding the Differences Between Exchange-Traded Products and Mutual Funds

Exchange-traded products allow retirement investors to pool their retirement dollars into funds that track a wide range of financial products and benchmarks. They were created as an alternative to actively-managed mutual funds, which typically have...

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Borrowing from Your Self-Directed Solo 401(k): Become Your Own Rich Uncle

The beauty of Self-Directed Solo 401(k)s is that they can be used to make a wide range of alternative investments. Rocket Dollar account holders have used their Solo 401(k)s to invest in local businesses, purchase real estate, cryptocurrencies, and many...

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Do These 2 Things Before Filing Taxes If You Have A Self-Directed Retirement Account

Tax time is here, and the April 15 deadline will arrive soon. Here's what you need to do to be prepared.

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Before The Market Bubble Bursts, Diversify And Insulate Your Assets In Alternatives

No one can predict the end of a bull market and the beginning of a bear market. However, it’s clear that we are firmly entrenched in a rising interest rate environment, and uncertainty about the cost of long-term debt is roiling the public...

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Challenger Brands and Disruptive Nature of Financial Technology Companies

Our technology-centric world and traditional banking institutions are nearing a crucial crossroads—and as more financial technology companies make the choice to function like traditional banks, they will continue to give the consumer an abundance of...