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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.

10 Reasons We Love Roth IRAs (And You Should Too)

10 Reasons We Love Roth IRAs (And You Should Too)

Estimated reading time: 3.5 minutes   Most people know what a Traditional IRA is, yet many who are familiar with the ...
How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Consider These 4 Factors

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Consider These 4 Factors

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
What You Need to Know About Investing in Precious Metals

What You Need to Know About Investing in Precious Metals

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes
How to Purchase That Asset You Can't Quite Afford

How to Purchase That Asset You Can't Quite Afford

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Serious retirement savers know the value of having a budget and sticking to it. After ...
Recent Court Case Underscores the Importance of Not Engaging in Prohibited Transactions

Recent Court Case Underscores the Importance of Not Engaging in Prohibited Transactions

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes A recent court case ruled that an individual’s IRA was not exempt from creditors ...
SDIRA 101: Your Self-Directed IRA Basics

SDIRA 101: Your Self-Directed IRA Basics

Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes If you’re new to the world of retirement planning, you may or may not be familiar ...
Partnering: 5 Strategies That Help Your IRA Funds Go Farther

Partnering: 5 Strategies That Help Your IRA Funds Go Farther

Reading time: 4 minutes One of the advantages of a Self-Directed IRA is being able to invest in assets that are ...
Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes: Part 1

Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes: Part 1

Reading time: 3 minutes Self-Directed retirement investors favor real estate over any other asset class.
The Diversification Advantage You're Looking For Is Right Here

The Diversification Advantage You're Looking For Is Right Here

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Owning five pairs of running shoes in five different colors seems like a diversified ...