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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.

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 ...
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 ...
What You Need to Know About Accredited Investors

What You Need to Know About Accredited Investors

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Not too long ago being an accredited investor was like being part of a secret club. ...
IRA Transfers vs. Rollovers: What's the Difference? (2019)

IRA Transfers vs. Rollovers: What's the Difference? (2019)

If you are one of the many individuals who wants alternative investment choices for your retirement plan, assets like ...
How to Choose Your SDIRA Provider FAQ Guide

How to Choose Your SDIRA Provider FAQ Guide

Reading time: 7 minutes When is a custodian not a custodian? If you’re new to the Self-Directed IRA space, you may have ...
5 Steps to Kickstart Your 2019 Tax Strategy

5 Steps to Kickstart Your 2019 Tax Strategy

Reading time: 3 minutes 45 seconds Whether you are among those who made it over the April 15 finish line to file your ...