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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.

IRA Contribution Limits for 2019 [Chart]

IRA Contribution Limits for 2019 [Chart]

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Each year, the IRS announces updated contribution limits and income thresholds for true
Top 4 Things Investors Do to Prepare for End-of-Year

Top 4 Things Investors Do to Prepare for End-of-Year

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The Thanksgiving leftovers have been eaten. The Hanukkah candles have been lit, and true
8 Popular Questions About Required Minimum Distributions

8 Popular Questions About Required Minimum Distributions

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Most of us think about our birthdays just once a year, but if you have an IRA and are true
How to Give Back This Holiday Season with Qualified Charitable Distributions

How to Give Back This Holiday Season with Qualified Charitable Distributions

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes If you are at least 70 ½ years old, you can use your existing IRA distribution to true
You Asked, We Answered: Ways to Protect Your Self-Directed IRA From Fraud

You Asked, We Answered: Ways to Protect Your Self-Directed IRA From Fraud

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes For last month's national webinar, we discussed how self-directed IRA investors can true
Guide: Reporting Your Fair Market Valuation

Guide: Reporting Your Fair Market Valuation

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Every year, the IRS requires a report of the value of your IRA assets with a Fair true
Top 3 Questions IRA Holders Have About Property Taxes

Top 3 Questions IRA Holders Have About Property Taxes

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 50 seconds Every year, self-directed IRA holders who invest in assets like real true
7 Essential Tips for Taking Distributions From Your Self-Directed IRA

7 Essential Tips for Taking Distributions From Your Self-Directed IRA

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes 20 seconds If you’re approaching the age of 59, you will soon be eligible to begin true
How Retirement Might Look Without a Savings Plan

How Retirement Might Look Without a Savings Plan

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes It's National Retirement Security Week 2018 and we're doing our part in raising true