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

 If you’re looking into diversifying your retirement, make sure to check out these 7 benefits of alternative investments.

7 Benefits of Alternative Investments

When you think of the term "alternative investments," you likely think of complicated investments or investments reserved for institutional investors. However, that is no longer the case.

4 Benefits of a Solo 401(k)

4 Benefits of a Solo 401(k) for Self-Employed People

Most employees consider their 401(k) account a vital benefit. Employers offer these plans to encourage retention and help their employees save for...

 Swimming in a sea of alternative investment platforms? Picking the right one can be hard, but we’re here to help.

How to Choose Between Alternative Investment Platforms

When branching out from traditional investments and looking to alternative investing, there are plenty of alternative investment platforms to choose...

We're happy to announce the next version of Rocket Dollar takes down account opening to under 3 minutes!

3.0 Brings New Functionality to Account Management

Over the last four years, we've built a powerful and flexible platform that allows investors to take advantage of alternative assets with their...

Can’t decide on a solo 401k provider? Make sure you’re considering these 6 features to help with the decision.

6 Features to Look for In a Solo 401(k) Provider

Entrepreneurs and solo practitioners can still use 401(k) plans to save for retirement, even though they are self-employed. How? Because of the Solo...

Are you an entrepreneur looking for retirement options? Are you wondering, what is a solo 401k? Check out this blog to learn more.

What Is a Solo 401(k) And Is it Right For You?

Your retirement savings options look different when some or all of your income comes from self-employment. While most of your traditionally employed...

Interested in diversifying your retirement? We’ve listed some types of alternative investments to check out now.

5 Types of Alternative Investments To Utilize

Traditional investment options like stocks and bonds can't satisfy the needs of all retirement savers. Now, there are many types of alternative...

Have your retirement accounts gone stagnant? Check out some reasons why your retirement accounts may not be growing here.

7 Reasons Why Your Retirement Accounts Aren’t Growing

Retirement can be expensive. Few people have the luxuries of pensions from work anymore.

 Having retirement investment issues? You’re not alone. Read about four common issues and how to fix them.

4 Retirement Investment Issues You May Have and How to Fix Them

Many people can't wait for retirement, and most will spend a significant amount of time and money preparing for it. Yet, once the day arrives, your...

What Are Alternative Assets?

What Are Alternative Assets?

Here at Rocket Dollar, we spend a lot of time talking about alternative assets and why they are essential to a diversified portfolio. However, we...

5 Reasons to Consider a Rocket Dollar Account

5 Reasons to Consider a Rocket Dollar Account

At Rocket Dollar, we believe there are dozens of reasons why it makes sense to invest and save for retirement with an account from Rocket Dollar but...

Investing in Real Estate with Your IRA

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...

Be Prepared When Opportunity Strikes

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...

3 Reasons Folks Love Rocket Dollar Accounts

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...

Investing in a Venture Fund with a Retirement Account

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,...

Rocket Dollar One Gold

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...

Become an Accredited Investor Through Certification

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....

Master Passive Income + Rocket Dollar

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...

Understanding UDFI & UBIT | Wall to Main

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...