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

Rocket Dollar 6 things to do right now to retire 1-5 years earlier

Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Zers Retirement Alert: 6 Things to Today with your IRA or 401(K) to Retire 1–5 Years Earlier

Rocket Dollar account holders have the power to invest in any asset class allowed by the IRS. Our expert team created this list of 6 action items to do in your finances to retire 1–5 years earlier than expected.

How to Invest in Private Equity with a Self-Directed Retirement Account

Rocket Dollar investors can use the tax-advantaged dollars in their Self-Directed IRAs to make private equity investments, including startup capital,...

SECURE Act Rocket Dollar

The SECURE Act and How It Affects Estate Planning

The SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act represents the first significant change to retirement legislation since the...

Hard Money Lending Rocket Dollar

Hard Money/Private Money Lending with a Self-Directed Solo 401(k)

“There’s always room for growth in any business,” says Patrick St. Cin, Rocket Dollar account holder and former financial advisor. As a current...

Invest Alongside VCs & Institutions, On the Same Terms

Invest Alongside VCs & Institutions, On the Same Terms

Understanding that pursuing early-stage investments is a must, we discussed how and why you can pair OurCrowd investments with a Rocket Dollar...

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The New IRS Contribution Limits

Each year, the IRS announces changes to retirement plan contributions for 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts and more. If you’re in the...


How Austin Founders Can Raise More Money Faster

Startup founders face many challenges. One of the biggest startup challenges is securing enough funds to meet cash flow needs. Cash flow issues can...

KingsCrowd November Crowdfunding Deals

November 2019 KingsCrowd Top Deal Selection

At KingsCrowd, we give you access to investment tools to make informed decisions with your money. And what better way to kick off the holiday season...

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The Reality of #MillennialRetirementPlan

Millennials can be a complicated demographic to figure out. They’re better educated than any previous generation (40 percent have bachelor’s...


One of The Best Crowdfunding Sites to Raise Fast: CrowdfundNC

Will McGuire has deep roots in the Raleigh, N.C. entrepreneurial community. Last year, while attending the city’s annual Innovate Raleigh summit,...

Four Investment Opportunities For Self-Employed | Rocket Dollar

Four Investment Opportunities for the Self-Employed

The gig economy is here to stay—roughly 34% of the U.S. workforce is employed through gig-based or freelance jobs. Most freelancers and gig workers...

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Investing Strategies by Age

Investment strategies should be fluid and change over time—what’s best for Gen Zers or Millennials isn’t even close to the same investment strategy...

How To Choose Between A SEP Plan And A Solo 401(k)

Solo 401(k) vs SEP IRA: How to Choose

Choosing between a Solo 401(k) plan (also known as a one-participant 401(k) plan) and a simplified employee pension (SEP) plan is kind of like...

Regiment: Top FinTech Consulting Company

Regiment: Top FinTech Consulting Company

It takes seasoned professionals to recognize solid investment opportunities, and Rocket Dollar’s latest partnership provides a wealth of...

Giving Back Can Benefit Others & Your Retirement Account

Giving Back Can Benefit Others & Your Retirement Account

Spreading goodwill and helping our fellow man always comes into sharper focus during the holiday season. It’s a time when people give back for the...

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Veteran Founders and Fundraisers | Rocket Dollar

Army veterans Sean Drake and David Millner met in the early 1990s while serving as lieutenants in the 7th Infantry Division at Ford Ord, Calif. More...


When & How to HODL Cryptocurrency in an IRA or Solo 401(k)

Congratulations on taking your Self-Directed account into the 21st century! The IRS allows you to take your hard-earned dollars and retire with...


How Does A Self-Directed Solo 401(k) Save You in Taxes?

Tax time can fill anyone with trepidation, but the apprehension of looming tax liability can be especially worrisome for independent contractors,...

KingsCrowd October Crowdfunding Deals

October KingsCrowd Top Deal Selection

Happy Fall! In case you missed it, SEC Chair Jay Clayton told Yahoo Finance he fears that retail investors today don’t have access to the...