Does Your Retirement Account Qualify for Gold or Precious Metals?

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Determining how to invest your retirement in gold can be a difficult navigation, but we have your answers. There are so many different types of retirement accounts. How do you know how whether the account(s) you have now, will accept gold and/or precious Retirement-Plansmetals?

Below, is a high level retirement account type chart that allows you to select the account(s) you have now, and then find out key criteria, including 2017 contribution limit, allow gold stocks, allow gold ETF’s, and gold bullion. Ultimately, it readily determines whether it accepts gold or precious metals. For more information on either any of

In addition, each of the retirement account types below, have their own exclusive page where we go into even greater depth than the chart provides:

Retirement Accounts/Types

Plan Type Sponsorship 2018 Contribution Limit Roth Option Allow Gold Stocks? Allow Gold ETFs? Allow Gold Bullion
401(k) Private Employer $18,000 / $24,000 Yes Roth Maybe Maybe No
Solo 401(k) Self-employed $18,000 / $24,000 Yes Roth Yes Yes Yes
Keogh Plan Self-employed or Unincorporated Employer $53,000 No Roth Maybe Maybe No
403(b) Government or Non-profit Employer $18,000 / $24,000 Yes Roth Maybe Maybe No
457(b) Government or Tax-exempt Employer $18,000 / $24,000 Yes Roth Maybe Maybe No
SIMPLE IRA Private Employer $12,500 / $15,500 Yes Roth Yes Yes Maybe
SEP IRA Business Owners & Self-employed $53,000 Yes Roth Yes Yes Maybe
Profit Sharing Plan Private Employer $53,000 No Roth Maybe No No
Money Purchase Plan Private Employer $53,000 No Roth Maybe Maybe No
Annuity Individual None No Roth Maybe Maybe No
ESOP Private Employer Varies Yes Roth Maybe No No
SARSEP Private Employer $18,000 / $24,000 No Roth Yes Yes Maybe
Traditional IRA Individual $5,500 / $6,500 Yes Roth Yes Yes No
Precious Metals IRA Individual $5,500 / $6,500 Yes Roth Yes Yes Yes
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Government or Military $18,000 / $24,000 Yes Roth No No No

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