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I'm no pro with the Search function on this site. Has anyone investigated and/or actually openeda precious metals IRA with Hard Assets Alliance? Would you please recount your experience and thoughts on this? Thanx kja47 HAA IRA ...

Forum topic - kja47 - Mar 5 2013 - 12:03am - 3 comments

Best Self Directed IRA Custodian

I'm new to the discussuin forums.  I looked but couldn't find any discusson of the relative security of IRA custodians.  I have a relatively small IRA and trading account with TD AMeritrade.  Fidelity and Ameriprise do a brisk business with ...

Forum topic - LesPhelps - Apr 25 2012 - 4:57am - 5 comments

Which should I put in my physical precious metal portfolio?

I am setting up a self directed IRA and putting $100k into it. I want to invest in physical precious metals. But in terms of portforlio, what should I put in my account? 100% gold coins? 50-50 gold-silver? 33-33-33 gold, silver and platium? ...

Forum topic - NicMM - Apr 22 2012 - 2:57am - 10 comments

Roth IRA......Good or Bad??

My wife and I have small Roth IRA's, which I like because any appreciation is tax free, potentially a great advantage in a massive inflationary environment. I have found 3 ways to invest in physical gold & silver in the IRA. 1. Sprott ...

Forum topic - JohnH123 - Aug 18 2011 - 1:15pm - 3 comments

Do You Own Commodity ETF's?

A year or so ago I invested some of my IRA funds in DBA, and DBO (Powershares DB Agriculture Fund, Powershares DB Oil Fund) in order to take advantage of the expected rise in commodity prices.  As hoped for, the funds performed well, and I have made a ...

Forum topic - Rector - Apr 12 2011 - 11:33am - 3 comments

Precious Metals IRAs

My parents have about 250k in their retirement account and are interested in a precious metals IRA.  The problem here is that I have no idea how to set one up and which companies are reputable.  Could any of you give me some advice?  A good starting ...

Forum topic - compinthegroove - May 20 2010 - 5:34pm - 7 comments

Demo-Dictatorship & "Your" 401k and IRA

Desperate people do desperate things.  FYI... Re: Demo-Dictatorship & "Your" 401k and IRA Thanks for the heads up Davos.  The government is our greatest enemy and threat.  It is time for good American's to stop ...

Forum topic - Davos - Jan 9 2010 - 9:59am - 18 comments

I'm going crazy here about distribution costs of 401k

I'm going crazy here about distribution costs of 401k to purchase physical PMs I've bought as much PM as I can spare in cash, but I have not touched our 401ks. I know I need to move 40-50% into physical PMs, but the 10% fee and ...

Forum topic - Tycer - Sep 8 2009 - 8:58pm - 7 comments

Setting up a self-directed IRA to hold PMs

I have a smallish IRA (<$30K) that I would like to roll over into a self-directed IRA account and invest in physical gold/silver, as I've seen recommended on this site. Apmex recommends Sterling Trust Company and Gold Star Trust. Can anyone ...

Forum topic - katyan - Aug 23 2009 - 10:35pm - 8 comments

What to do with IRA money?

This is just something that has been bugging me lately.  I am very concerned about some money ( around $100K ) I have in an IRA.  I am around 20 years from being able to touch that money without penalty but I have serious doubts that it will have ...

Forum topic - goes211 - Aug 19 2009 - 7:56am - 14 comments

Think of Your Investments Like a Herd of Cattle

This post written by JL Lord was excellent.  I felt it was buried in a 403b thread, and I am re-posting in its own thread.  I hope JL Lord will be back to visit us often!           From:  ...

Forum topic - cat233 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:09am - 0 comments

What to do with 403b plan.

I have a 403b plan (like a 401k but for educators) that I cannot rollover or liquidate until I retire (2 years). Fortunately, I sold all  of my mutual fund postions last year just before the big meltdown on Wall Street. The problem is that it is mostly ...

Forum topic - Ken C - Mar 5 2009 - 10:30am - 11 comments

Anyone taking the 10% penalty and cashing out 401k or IRA?

I don't have a whole lot in it, and had already moved the balance into cash from mutual funds anyway, but now I'm wondering if I should go ahead and make the full withdrawal and buy the preparation gear/guns/ammo and physical gold with ...

Forum topic - stevvot - Mar 4 2009 - 5:41pm - 130 comments

Is it time to cash in IRA and pay 50% tax and 10% Penalty?

I'm sure I'm not the only one with this question.  I'd really appreciate some discussion on this practical subject. Are you guys holding on to your 401K's and IRA's, or are you cashing them in, paying the taxes and penalties, ...

Forum topic - stpaulmercantile - Feb 20 2009 - 11:30pm - 36 comments

The Next Phase: Looting Social Security, 401Ks, IRAs and Whatever Is Left?

http://jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com/2009/02/next-phase-in-march-of-... After what we have seen in the last eight years in particular, why do we assume that there is any boundary to the venality of powerful men? That there is ever ...

Forum topic - SamLinder - Feb 13 2009 - 6:17pm - 14 comments

Contrarian money management

Hello all... I want to posit a scenario and get some thoughts from the many people on here with smart financial sense. <!--break-->    Conventional wisdom says to steadily invest in a 401k and if possible, put extra into an ira.  I have ...

Forum topic - sjdavis - Feb 5 2009 - 10:36am - 12 comments

What to do with your 401(k) if you get laid off

Each day lately the same terrible headlines monopolize the news: layoffs.  Tens of thousands of recently unemployed workers in the US are now facing tough decisions--one of them is what to do with your 401(k) or employer sponsored retirement account. ...

Forum topic - mschwager - Feb 1 2009 - 10:15pm - 5 comments