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Top Strategies to Guard Your Self-Directed IRA Against Fraud and Scams

Top Strategies to Guard Your Self-Directed IRA Against Fraud and Scams

Learn these four strategies to help you protect your self-directed IRA from fraud and scams.
Important Steps to Avoid Financial Elder Abuse [Guide Included]

Important Steps to Avoid Financial Elder Abuse [Guide Included]

With financial elder abuse on the rise, get important tips to keep you and your accounts safe. Learn about common scam tactics and download our guide.
10 Things You Should Know Before Investing in Real Estate

10 Things You Should Know Before Investing in Real Estate

Real estate is the most popular asset among Self-Directed IRA investors. It’s easy to see why. Here's a few things you should know first.
Offshore Real Estate Investors: Here's Your Due Diligence in 6 Steps

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

With more and more Americans purchasing offshore real estate, whether for investment purposes or living abroad after retirement—due diligence is critical.
What You Need to Know About Investing in Precious Metals

What You Need to Know About Investing in Precious Metals

Gold served as currency for centuries. Precious metals tend to act in opposition to the stock market: when equity prices are low, gold typically rides high
Who is Considered a Disqualified Person? (Infographic)

Who is Considered a Disqualified Person? (Infographic)

Self-directed IRAs are governed by rules that prohibit transactions with disqualified persons. Here we explain who you can and can’t work with.
Top 3 Questions IRA Holders Have About Property Taxes

Top 3 Questions IRA Holders Have About Property Taxes

We collected the top 3 questions self-directed IRA holders have about property taxes. Read to learn more.
Avoiding Offshore Investment Scams with Due Diligence

Avoiding Offshore Investment Scams with Due Diligence

Due diligence is particularly important for investors considering investments in offshore real estate. Some investors can find themselves in these stick situations...