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You Are A Sole Proprietor: How About A Solo 401(k)

I am seeing more and more people quit the corporate America lifestyle and venture into becoming their own business owner.  This shape of a business owner can be a freelancer, consultant, or someone who actually starts up a ‘brick and mortar’ operation.    Many of these folks will ask questions about whether they should incorporate their business, which I have discussed in other articles.    Once they become profitable, they often ask which kind of retirement plan would suit them the best.   For someone who is a sole business owner, the Solo 401(k) has been around for about a decade and provides a great alternative to helping maximize your retirement contributions.   Here’s a little history on the Solo 401(k) and how it can be a smart money move for your business. The Solo 401k came about in 2002 after Congress passed Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA). EGTRRA added some small paragraphs to the tax code that put forward the solo 401(k) as the preferred retirement vehicle for…

The Solo 401(k)- For A Decade A Good Option For The Self-Employed

In the Gen X and Gen Y arena, I am seeing more and more people quit the corporate America lifestyle and venture into becoming their own business owner.  This shape of a business owner can …

Finding The Home That You Love

Just like people searching for a soul mate on a personals match website, when searching from your next dream home, like the ad says, “it’s ok to look online”. The first time people see a home is not when they physically view it, but when they see it online. Search websites like REALTOR.com, Trulia, Zillow, […]