Sarah Bauder

Sarah Bauder is a financial writer with over a decade of experience at numerous online publications, writing about alternative investments, retirement, US politics, world economy and more.

Trading Stocks in Your IRA? Here are 9 Tips

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has imposed few restrictions on what can be held within a self-directed IRA (SDIRA), making this type of retirement account is a popular choice for investors. Stocks are one of the multitudinous assets allowed in self-directed IRAs....

Should I Invest In Annuity Through My IRA?

An annuity is a tax-advantaged insurance product that has become a popular investment vehicle for retirement. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has strict regulations on how an annuity contract can be rolled over into an IRA. The IRS stipulates that ““if an annuity...

Do 401(k) Plans Allow Bitcoin Investments?

In the United States, 401(k) plans are the single most popular type of retirement vehicle, and are offered by essentially every employer. There are certainly advantages to having a 401(k) plan. However, the Internal Revenue Agency (IRS) has stringent regulations...