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Fresh alternative asset insights and the latest news on real estate and private equity investing.

Deanna Fong

Former Director, PENSCO Deal Desk

In her role as Director, Institutional Services & Alternative Asset Investments, Deanna oversaw PENSCO's Investment Office, which has operations in Denver and San Francisco. Every year, the Investment Office reviews thousands of potential investment opportunities, from private equity and real estate deals to promissory notes, to determine if they are eligible to be held in a self-directed IRA.Deanna works tirelessly with PENSCO clients and partners, such as financial advisors, entrepreneurs and hedge funds, to help them successfully use retirement dollars to invest in alternative assets.

Deanna holds a B.A. from the University of California, Davis, and she is a Certified IRA Services Professional with the American Bankers Association.

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2017 IRA Contribution Limits

2017 IRA Contribution Limits

  |  By Deanna Fong

The IRS hasn’t raised IRA contribution limits since 2013 and, unfortunately, that streak will continue into 2017. As inflation stays persistentl... More »


Using Your RMD to Make a Tax-Free Charitable Distribution from Your IRA

Using Your RMD to Make a Tax-Free Charitable Distribution from Your IRA

  |  By Deanna Fong

For the first time this year, IRA owners looking to satisfy their required minimum distribution by making a tax-free donation to charity will not... More »


IRS Eases 60-Day Rules on IRA Rollovers

IRS Eases 60-Day Rules on IRA Rollovers

  |  By Deanna Fong

Taxpayers who miss the 60-day deadline for retirement plan and IRA rollovers may get some relief -- and avoid the possibility of paying early dis... More »


Don’t Underestimate the Power of IRA Contributions

Don’t Underestimate the Power of IRA Contributions

  |  By Deanna Fong

Although IRAs are designed to help investors build their retirement savings, a recent report from the Investment Company Institute (ICI) found th... More »


Alternative Investing: It’s for “Normal” People, Too

Alternative Investing: It’s for “Normal” People, Too

  |  By Deanna Fong

I recently came across an interesting blog on Two Cents, called The Normal Person's Guide to Alternative Investments. The blog highlights a point... More »


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