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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.

Self-Directed IRAs: A Stable Choice in an Uncertain Market

Self-Directed IRAs: A Stable Choice in an Uncertain Market

For the last couple years, the U.S. stock markets have been on a fairly consistent upward trend. The bond market has ...
The Presidential 2016 Budget Proposal: 5 Potential Effects to IRAs

The Presidential 2016 Budget Proposal: 5 Potential Effects to IRAs

Every year the President uses the State of the Union Address to announce a few budget initiatives for the following ...
3 Ways Self-Directed IRAs Empower You

3 Ways Self-Directed IRAs Empower You

Have you ever felt like your future is out of your control?
6 Essential Self-Directed IRA Rules

6 Essential Self-Directed IRA Rules

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to knowing the rules that govern self-directed IRAs. When you understand ...
What is a Self-Directed IRA?

What is a Self-Directed IRA?

It used to be, if you wanted a souvenir of your vacation in Italy, you asked another tourist to snap your photo ...
Traditional IRA or Roth IRA: Which is the Best for You?

Traditional IRA or Roth IRA: Which is the Best for You?

One of the first decisions you’ll face when you start saving for retirement is, “How?” Individual retirement ...
Rising Rents: An Opportunity for Self-Directed IRA Owners

Rising Rents: An Opportunity for Self-Directed IRA Owners

If you’ve been glossing over the headlines about high rents, think again. Historically high rents and low vacancy rates ...
Apply These 4 Strategies to Start Saving for Retirement Now

Apply These 4 Strategies to Start Saving for Retirement Now

Far too many Americans are not financially ready for retirement: nearly half have no retirement savings at all. ...
The Power of Private Placement Investing in Your Self-Directed IRA

The Power of Private Placement Investing in Your Self-Directed IRA

If you’re like most people, your IRA probably invests in public companies in the form of stocks and bonds. But what if ...