An IRA is an Individual Retirement Account. A precious metal IRA is a self-directed IRA, which allows the addition of physical precious metals in the form of gold, silver, platinum and palladium IRA eligible coins and bars.
Many types of retirement accounts including many 401(k) plans are eligible for a full or partial rollover or transfer without penalty and tax deferred into a physical precious metal IRA. You can also transfer an existing Roth or Traditional IRA into a Roth or Traditional precious metal IRA.
Other types of retirement accounts that are eligible for a precious metal IRA conversion include: SEP and Simple IRAs, 403(b), 457(b), Deferred Compensation Plan, Pension Plan, Thrift Savings Plan, TIAA CREF, Beneficiary IRA, and Non-Prototype IRA.
Many people these days are looking for a way to diversify and add protection and stability to their portfolios, and they have found that the addition of physical gold, silver, platinum and palladium into their retirement accounts provides both the safety and well-rounded diversification they are seeking for stability and preservation of capital and wealth, as well as the ultimate gift – peace of mind.
The great news is that rollovers and transfers of your current or old 401K plans, retirement accounts and IRAs involves a very simple 3-step process:
1) Fill out the application 2) Transfer funds, and 3) Select the metals.
And, we are here to help you every step of the way.
Now with the growing concerns about our soaring national debt along with the rapid debasement of the value of the U.S. dollar, looming inflation / possible hyperinflation, not to mention the alarming increase of international terror and unrest, our clients find that the addition of physical gold and silver into their retirement accounts is not only a wise and prudent decision, but also a valuable and important necessity.