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Thom Garlock
IRA Real Estate Investment Education

IRA Real Estate

Don’t be surprised to see news on the termination of your 401(k) plan next year. For a variety of reasons, employers large and small have decided to throw in the towel on this retirement planning vehicle which has been helping over 72 million Americans save for retirement since it was created in 1978.
New U.S. Department [...]

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Over the last 8 months I have been working on a new book with some of the top Trendsetting Experts from all around the world.
In the process of writing this book, we all agreed to reveal our top trendsetting secrets that consistently allow us to grow our businesses.  It was tough to get some to [...]

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Here’s a great article on the top 20 housing markets in the U.S.

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There’s been a lot of ‘news’ reported this week which has driven the markets to respond in dramatic ways.  Yes, market fluctuations can have a dramatic effect on personal investments and the overall economy, but we all need to be reminded that we don’t have to follow the pack into panic mode.
You have the ability [...]

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Jackson Hole, Wyo. – July 20, 2011. An elite group of celebrity experts from various industries will be featured across major TV networks including NBC, Fox, ABC and CBS in August 2011.  Thom Garlock, one of the country’s leading experts on owning Real Estate in Self Directed IRA and 401 (k), is being featured as [...]

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A U.S. Army soldier called today with questions regarding his IRA accounts, and how to document the beneficiary’s on his accounts. Within a few days he’d be returning to Afghanistan for another Tour of Duty. He wanted to be sure that if he didn’t return home this time, his fiancé would receive the [...]

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With April 15 approaching, this is the time to do what you still can to reduce your tax bill for 2009. Among the best ways to boost your nest egg while trimming your taxes is to make the biggest tax-deductible retirement-plan contributions you can.
If you’re an employee with a 401(k), 403(b) or a 457, you [...]

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For as long as I can remember the term inflation has meant the increase in the prices we pay for goods and services. During the first oil embargo in 1970 we’d sit in line for our turn to fill our gas tanks and the news on the radio would report how the hike in gas [...]

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It surprises me each day when I hear from financial professionals who have never heard of owning real estate in a retirement plan. It must not be a part of the extensive training they receive to get a securities license or pass the CPA exam. For most advisors, the question of “Can a buy a [...]

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Seek Professional Advice;

Your financial situation and life goals are uniquely yours. Your IRA should be customized to fit your retirement plans. Talk to your Financial Advisor, Accountant or Attorney for assistance in selecting the most suitable type of IRA.

Set Yourself a Budget;

Make a commitment to your retirement savings now.  Include it in your budget and [...]

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