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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.

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) ...
How to Directly Rollover a 401(k) to a Self-Directed IRA (2019)

How to Directly Rollover a 401(k) to a Self-Directed IRA (2019)

Did you leave a 401(k) with an old employer? Do you have a non-performing 401(k) that is sitting around gathering dust? ...
3 Tools To Help You Prepare For Your Dream Retirement

3 Tools To Help You Prepare For Your Dream Retirement

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Creating a savings strategy for the different stages of life can be quite ...
Understanding IRA Tax Benefits

Understanding IRA Tax Benefits

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Retirement income for an individual typically comes from several sources. These ...