Real estate IRAs are popular with people who want diversity and leverage against potential losses in the stock market. You can choose your own assets including commercial and residential property, raw land, as well as tax liens and deeds.
Millions of investors are seeking professional advice for investing trillions of dollars in U.S. retirement assets. Understanding and embracing self-directed IRAs means a new source of clients, investors, and capital.
Self-directed retirement plans are not a new concept. In fact, they have been available since the 1970s but are becoming more popular as savvy investors discover their benefits. Over the past three years, the use of self-directed IRAs has increased at a steady pace—and financial experts expect … Read More
Private lending investments offer many different avenues to earn income. Investors can choose to extend money to individuals for mortgages or other things (like a car or a boat). They can also loan money to businesses and other entities in much the same way a bank or … Read More
Self-directed IRAs are becoming more widely known throughout the retirement planning crowd. In fact, their use has grown by 21 percent over the past few years and that number is expected to continue to rise as more individuals discover the power these plans provide. The checkbook control … Read More
We do a blog like this every new year and 2017 is no different. Our Resolve to Get Involved series is designed to enlighten and empower you to take actions that will help you reach your retirement planning goals. And believe us, we know—it’s not easy. However, … Read More
As of December 12, 2016, the Dow is up almost eight percent since the election and facing yet another record close. What does this mean for you in terms of your investing practices and goals? Are you hoping to jump in the fray and take advantage of … Read More
Have you ever wondered why there is so much speculation revolving around the stock market and investing during presidential election years? Not only do people reconsider their current investments before the election takes place, they prepare themselves for the affects of post-presidential election investing—because these elections can … Read More
Saving for retirement can be tough. The cost of simply living and paying bills, buying groceries, keeping a roof over our heads—and all that adulting stuff—often prevents many people from being able to save, much less contribute to an IRA. However, that thought is often a misconception: … Read More
If you are not a seasoned investor—or if you have never invested at all, you may be under the impression that in order to invest you must have large amounts of capital to do so. Of course, depending on what asset you are eyeing, this may very … Read More
This time of year typically causes us to be thankful for all we have in life—from our families to our jobs to health and happiness—and the list goes on and on. We suggest adding another thing to that list, which is being thankful for the returns on … Read More
Self-directed retirement plans are growing more popular as individuals discover they can choose their own investments and manage their own retirement plans. Doing so allows a great amount of freedom to invest in things you know and understand. This eliminates the third party broker who makes those … Read More