A precious metals IRA is similar to your traditional Individual Retirement Account (IRA), it is simply comprised of physical gold, or other IRS approved precious metals (such as silver, platinum, and palladium). A custodian, which is approved by the IRS, will hold in custody the contents of the Precious Metals IRA for your benefit, the account owner. A Precious Metals IRA will function in the same manner as the traditional IRA, but rather than holding paper assets, you are actually holding the underlying hard asset in your IRA, physical bullion coins or bars.
Since gold is the most common precious metal invested into Precious Metals IRA, the term Gold IRA has been used widely in the industry to refer to a retirement account containing any combination of IRA approved precious metals.
You typically have little to no say in your investments if you participate in a traditional IRA or 401(k) with your traditional financial institutions. When you open a self-directed IRA with Vault Metal, you are empowered to make your own investment decisions and choose for yourself which IRA eligible precious metal coins, bullion, and bars to invest in.
In Layman's terms, a Precious Metals IRA is an Individual Retirement Account that includes certain physical gold and silver coins and bars in the account.
These approved precious metals are held in custody for the benefit of the IRA account owner in a secure and insured depository.
Investing into a Precious Metals IRA can diversify your portfolio, reduce your overall risk and exposure to volatile economic uncertainties and most importantly, protect your wealth.
A Precious Metals IRA can diversify your retirement portfolio and allow you to reduce your market risk during uncertain times as you get closer to retirement.
Tax-deferred retirement account
Precious Metals as the underlying asset, physical hard assets
Direction and support from a personalized approach to Precious Metals IRA's
Physical gold and silver are known diversifying tools which well-informed IRA investors use to their benefit to help secure, simplify and protect their retirement account. Similar to a traditional IRA, the Vault Metal Precious Metals IRA enables you to put pre-tax or tax deductible money into it and invest it into tangible precious metals. Like a traditional IRA, your Precious Metals IRA can also grow over time tax-free until you decided to withdraw funds.
When you reach 59.5 years old, you can withdraw without penalty and solely pay taxes on the amount of funds withdrawn. Vault Metal suggests that you consult with your tax advisor to assess your particular situation to understand all related tax liabilities.
Allowing for the diversification power and safe-haven asset status of precious metals in your retirement portfolio.
A Precious Metals IRA can lower your current tax bracket as the funds you contribute is a tax-deductible event. If you are in a high tax brackets and do not qualify for a Roth IRA, you are still eligible for a Precious Metals IRA.
You have the ability to invest more for retirement simply because taxes are not deducted from your original investment capital.
Saving for retirement and preserving it, is an absolute necessity for your happiness in your golden years. Planning ahead for any incidents, whether stock market crashes, inflation, geopolitical uncertainty and now, a global pandemic, is a must-have part of your planning process.By adding gold and other precious metals you can add diversification and preservation to your retirement landscape, helping sail the rough seas that are sure to come your way.
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