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The Rocket Dollar Blog

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

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Decent: Affordable Health Insurance for the Self-Employed

Health insurance can be painfully expensive for self-employed individuals and independent contractors – typically the owners of Self-Directed Individual Retirement...

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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...

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Rocket Dollar CEO: It's Riskier to Work at a Startup Than to Start One

As seen on Inc.com, Henry Yoshida explains what he's learned from previous startups and how those lessons are making Rocket Dollar his best startup...

5 Tips for Investing in Precious Metals with an SDIRA

5 Tips for Investing in Precious Metals with an SDIRA

Portfolio diversification is one of the most crucial elements to help your retirement investments withstand cyclical economic downturns and bearish...

Facing Fintech Disruption Starts With An Agile Finance Department

Facing Fintech Disruption Starts With An Agile Finance Department

Fintech companies, along with countless traditional businesses, face continual technological challenges from the deployment of new payment platforms,...

5 Things to Consider When Making a P2P Loan From Your Self-Directed IRA

5 Things to Consider When Making a P2P Loan From Your Self-Directed IRA

A Self-Directed IRA is a powerful investment tool that lets you invest in a variety of alternatives, including private or peer-to-peer lending. While...

How We're Using Our Rocket Dollar Accounts: A Note From the Team

How We're Using Our Rocket Dollar Accounts: A Note From the Team

Outside of a few tech darlings, investment growth opportunities in the public equity markets are scant. The only way to truly achieve solid returns...

Webinar Replay: Common Self-Directed Questions

Webinar Replay: Common Self-Directed Questions

You asked questions. Now, here are the answers. Our recent survey shows that 75% of respondents want us to run a webinar about the most common...

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May 2019 KingsCrowd Top Deal Selection

KingsCrowd is back. This month we have some really exciting healthcare and social media startups to share with you that we think have promising...

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What It Means To Have ‘Checkbook Control’ of Your IRA or 401(k)

Just like online trading platform E*Trade completely changed with way people invest in the stock market, checkbook control is reshaping the future of...

3 Ways Angel Investors Benefit When They Invest with a Self-Directed Account

3 Ways Angel Investors Benefit When They Invest with a Self-Directed Account

Angel investors are often the lifeblood of early-stage and startup businesses. In addition to providing much-needed capital, angels also typically...

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The Real Estate Investment Firm That Makes You Money In the Short-Term and Long-Term

Jim MacKay and Judith Quinlan, co-founders of boutique real estate investment firm Quinlan|MacKay, worked in private lending for years helping...

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...

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FinTech Companies Offer The Option Of Property Ownership Without The Management Headaches

Some people might argue that owning real estate is no longer a key aspect of the American dream. And while it’s true that younger Americans like...

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The Marketplace for Alternative Investments: DarcMatter

A major shift in online investing is helping provide increased access to alternative assets for Rocket Dollar retirement investors.

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Webinar Replay: How To Reduce Your Retirement Account’s Exposure To Volatility

Now is the time to reduce investment risk. If you want to gain peace of mind in the shadow of an impending recession, this webinar is for you. You’ll...

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Career Webinar with Henry Yoshida for The McCombs School of Business

Henry Yoshida, CEO and Co-Founder of Rocket Dollar was invited to speak on The McCoombs School of Business Career Webinar. In this webinar Henry...

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Tax-Free Tycoon: How To Invest Retirement Funds In Oil And Gas

Texas is synonymous with oil and gas production – there are more than 187,400 producing oil wells and more than 90,000 natural gas wells throughout...

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April 2019 KingsCrowd Top Deal Selection

As a partner of Rocket Dollar’s, we are proud to give you 3 of our Top Deals of the Month for free every month. But if you want even more access we...