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Self-Directed IRA Blog, Education, and News

Investor blog on self-directed IRAs, real estate IRAs, investment options, and retirement news from industry experts.

Test Your Knowledge: What You Can and Can’t Do With a Real Estate IRA

Test Your Knowledge: What You Can and Can’t Do With a Real Estate IRA

Reading time: 4 minutes When you invest in real estate using an IRA, you benefit in many ways: The revenue stream from ...
Legacy Planning Guide for IRA Holders and Their Beneficiaries

Legacy Planning Guide for IRA Holders and Their Beneficiaries

Reading time: 10 minutes Ten thousand baby boomers turn age 65 every day. While not all of them will retire in the ...
When a Roth IRA Meets Real Estate Investing

When a Roth IRA Meets Real Estate Investing

Reading time: 5 minutes Real estate is the most popular alternative asset The Entrust Group clients own in their ...
Are the Airbnb Investment Properties in Your Self-Directed IRA Subject to Tax?

Are the Airbnb Investment Properties in Your Self-Directed IRA Subject to Tax?

Reading time: 3 minutes 45 seconds Just last month, Airbnb celebrated half-a-billion guest arrivals at its more than 5 ...
Everything You Need to Know About UBIT and UDFI

Everything You Need to Know About UBIT and UDFI

Reading time: 6 minutes Of all the alphabet soup acronyms that self-directed retirement savers have to contend with, ...
5 Tax Forms Every IRA Holder Should Know

5 Tax Forms Every IRA Holder Should Know

Reading time: 8 minutes Around tax time, many tax payers have questions relating to the tax forms associated with their ...
Why Health Savings Should be Part of Your Retirement Plan

Why Health Savings Should be Part of Your Retirement Plan

Reading time: 3 minutes Early to bed and early to rise, the saying goes, makes you healthy, wealthy, and wise. ...
Demystifying Self-Directed IRAs

Demystifying Self-Directed IRAs

Reading time: 4 minutes “What’s this new kind of IRA I keep hearing about—the self-directed IRA?” is a question we hear ...
401(k) or IRA? Why Smart Investors Use Both

401(k) or IRA? Why Smart Investors Use Both

Reading time: 12 minutes Which retirement vehicle should you use to save for a secure retirement, an employer’s 401(k) ...