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21st Century Diversification: A guide to investing retirement funds.

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Investing in Real Estate with Your IRA

Are you looking to meet your investment goals and save for your retirement?

Do you want to use retirement dollars to add real estate to your portfolio, which can generate steady returns?

Why not rocket your retirement with a Rocket Dollar IRA?

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Be Prepared When Opportunity Strikes

Preparing for an investment opportunity is similar to being ready for a weather-related or medical emergency. Buying insurance is one way to safeguard against a natural disaster or healthcare issues so that your home or other assets are protected when...

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3 Reasons Folks Love Rocket Dollar Accounts

People take advantage of Rocket Dollar accounts for many reasons. Every investor is in a different financial situation and has unique goals, whether they want to save money on taxes, diversify their retirement savings or take advantage of an investment...

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Investing in a Venture Fund with a Retirement Account

One of the advantages of having a Rocket Dollar account is the ability to invest in non-traditional assets such as venture capital, real estate, cryptocurrency, notes, peer-to-peer lending, and more. 

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Partner Spotlight: OneGold

Gold has historically been a fantastic store of wealth, and one of the best hedges against market volatility and uncertainty. With unemployment numbers still high, and the situation surrounding our economy, there has never been a better time to consider...

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Become an Accredited Investor Through Certification

One of the most significant barriers for most people to access private investments is the accreditation requirement for making private investments. When you meet the accreditation requirements, you can access a world of private investments that most...

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Partner Spotlight: Master Passive Income

Rocket Dollar is working with our partners to bring you more curated lessons. We are excited to roll out our first lessons with Dustin Heiner of Master Passive Income! Consistently, customers coming from Dustin’s education resources are prepared,...

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Understanding UDFI & UBIT

Did you know that in certain situations, your Self-Directed IRA can incur taxes? While you might be wondering how a retirement account can generate taxable income, it’s important to understand the underlying concepts and the impact they may have in order...

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Subscription-Based, All-You-Can-Invest Pricing for Self-Directed IRAs

From Netflix to Blue Apron to that nominal $.99 charge for additional iCloud storage, subscription-based services have become a common way for consumers to pay for goods and services in today’s digital economy.

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Partner Spotlight: Kickfurther

Investing in inventory was completely new to me. After meeting David Koifman and the Kickfurther team back in 2018, I finally got started in the product consignment investment game, which is why I’d like to highlight my own great experience and share...

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Investment Trends to Watch Out for Post-COVID

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an incredibly turbulent time for investors. The initial crash once major world economies shut down was a dramatic event the likes of which the market may only see once in a generation (or at least once in a decade)....

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Partner Spotlight: Aave

Hands down one of the coolest digital asset apps out there, Aave brings the power of Decentralized Finance or “DeFi” to life for Rocket Dollar clients. Aave is an open-source and non-custodial money market protocol to earn interest on deposits & borrow...

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The Eckard Land & Acquisition Philosophy of Investing in Minerals Rights

Troy Eckard, the brains behind Eckard Land & Acquisition (ELA), is fueled with over three decades of energy expertise, tangible asset investing, and matching capital with opportunities. As an investor himself, he knew there was a gap in the market for a...

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The Power Of Tax Deferral

Today I want to talk about a concept specific to the placement of your investment accounts. By placement, I mean whether you own your investments inside of a tax-deferred investment account such as an IRA or 401(k), the Self-Directed account types...

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Roth Case Study

One of the most common questions we get surrounding IRA contributions is whether they should be Roth or Traditional contributions. While everybody has different situations, it is crucial to consider your current tax liability, retirement tax liability,...

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Carofin & Rocket Dollar Discuss Responding to Changing Markets

Bruce Roberts from Carofin joins our very own Mark Peck to discuss the changing investment landscape around the recent market turmoil.

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Job Transition? Don't Forget to Roll Over Your 401(k)!

Making a transition from one job to the next, or being between jobs can be one of the most eventful changes a person can go through. It can be a time of tremendous stress, excitement, or a combination of the two. While your retirement savings may not be...

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FarmTogether X Rocket Dollar

As communities and economies are tested across the globe, examining natural resources and food production is paramount. The team at FarmTogether can help us understand the dynamics of their industry and how agriculture is more important than ever. We got...

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The Secure Act: What It Means for Your Retirement Account

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was signed into law. The bill includes provisions intended to provide relief and assistance caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Included in the bill were provisions...