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18: How to grow your IRA/401k to $100m tax free like Mitt Romney

By Sam Marks / Johnny FD

Joshua Sharp of is one of the most highly touted experts in retirement planning and investing. He turns the topic of retirement planning into a very exciting episode by illuminating some modern approaches to investing and growing wealth within tax free structures. We dive into how Mitt Romney was able to generate $100m in tax free earnings in his IRA, and most importantly navigate some real world examples to give the listeners a shrewd example of how they may consider better structuring their own accounts. If you have ever wonder how IRAs, 401Ks, SEPs and a variety of other structures may be utilized to optimize your retirement savings than this is a great episode for you. We took a lot away from this episode and are making changes in our own retirement planning.  Relevant links for guest:  For a 15% discount at Complete IRA for Invest Like a Boss listeners go to Where are we:  Sam – Kiev, Ukraine Joshua – Portland, Oregon Additional Links: Turn $50k into $3 Million with SEP-IRAs – ILAB 05 Time Stamp – Topic: 02:45 – Fundamentals of retirement planning 06:00 – Why retirement accounts are not for everyone 07:30 – 401Ks are a safer structure than IRAs 08:25 – IRA vs 401K fundamentals 14:00 – Investing in yourself for retirement 17:55 – Solo 401Ks for earned income savers 20:00 – Diversifying your retirement accounts 25:35 – Utilizing multiple retirement accounts 31:37 – Traditional vs. ROTH 34:20 – Why traditional accounts may be a gamble 39:25 – Converting traditional funds to a ROTH account 43:50 – Keeping structures simple 45:25 – Will the Government mess with our retirements? 52:40 – A self directed IRA gives you a lot of investing flexibility 1:01:15 – How Mitt Romney grew his IRA to $100m 1:06:30 – Ditch your SEP for a Solo 401K 1:14:00 – Is there a minimum age for retirement plans? 1:21:00 – advice for employees with earned income If you would like to take advantage of a special offer with Josh for Boss members only please visit: If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t already, please take a minute to leave us a 5 star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here! Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.

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