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

How to Invest in Gold With an IRA

How to Invest in Gold With an IRA

Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes The recent stock market slump has left many down in the dumps over their investment ...
Offshore Real Estate Investors: Here's Your Due Diligence in 6 Steps

Offshore Real Estate Investors: Here's Your Due Diligence in 6 Steps

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Scams run amok in the investment world. Everyone with an email account has received ...
You Can Use Your Retirement Account to Invest in Cryptocurrency

You Can Use Your Retirement Account to Invest in Cryptocurrency

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes   Cryptocurrency is just one of many alternative assets you can hold in your ...
Bummed About the Stock Market? Here’s How to Diversify Your Portfolio

Bummed About the Stock Market? Here’s How to Diversify Your Portfolio

Estimated reading time: 1.5 minutes   The stock market took a dive last week—with the DOW dropping by more than 750 ...
Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes: Part 2

Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes: Part 2

Estimated reading time: 1.5 minutes In Part 1 of Self-Direction and Real Estate Notes we discussed how to invest in ...
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   Most Americans don’t have adequate retirement savings to live out their retired ...
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   So, why invest in precious metals? You have lots of other options for your ...
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 ...