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.
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
Most of us are well aware that not only are our federal tax returns due on April 15 every year, but that is also the deadline for contributions to be made in our individual retirement accounts for that tax-filing year. However, this year, these deadlines have been … Read More
The last week in January, the Obama administration announced a proposal, which if approved will make retirement planning easier for many Americans. In the face of today’s retirement planning crisis, this is good news for many. A large number of individuals across the country are unable to … Read More
A few weeks ago we blogged about how many different alternative investments are permissible in self-directed IRAs. From that article your takeaway should have been that just about anything you can do to earn income in your every day life can also be performed in a self-directed … Read More
Three years after the initial JOBS Act became law, perhaps the most awaited for provision has come to fruition. While the JOBS Act has several elements that affect venture capitalists as well as those seeking investors, the most exciting stipulation was the anticipated allowance for average Americans … Read More
Here’s the deal. No one wants to be working straight through what should be their retirement ages. However, many Americans are totally unprepared for retirement and may be doing exactly that. The reasons vary: fear of socking money away (you may need it); not being sure of … Read More
Self-directed IRAs are becoming more widely recognized as viable tools to use in building wealth for retirement. These accounts differ from the average IRA or 401(k) because they allow account owners to control their own funds and choose alternative investments other than the typical stock, bond or … Read More