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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.

Advisors: Here’s Why You Should Up Your Alternative Investment Game

Advisors: Here’s Why You Should Up Your Alternative Investment Game

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes It’s no secret that there’s a lot of competition in the wealth management space. ...
5 Reasons Self-Directed IRAs Might Not Be for You

5 Reasons Self-Directed IRAs Might Not Be for You

Estimated reading time: 2.5 minutes Self-Directed IRAs (SDIRAs) are a great way to invest in your retirement—that said, ...
Here’s What Spooks People About Investing in Retirement

Here’s What Spooks People About Investing in Retirement

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes At Entrust, we’re big fans of Halloween. We like to dress up… as empty IRAs. Really, ...
Creating a More Secure Retirement

Creating a More Secure Retirement

Estimated reading time: 1.5 minutes Start With a Plan Step one of creating a secure retirement is planning. Figure ...
Why You Need to Invest in Your Retirement

Why You Need to Invest in Your Retirement

Estimated reading time: 1.5 minutes Picture your retirement based on your current savings and investments; what do you ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to Directly Rollover a 401(k) to a Self-Directed IRA (2020)

How to Directly Rollover a 401(k) to a Self-Directed IRA (2020)

Did you leave a 401(k) with an old employer? Do you have a non-performing 401(k) that is sitting around gathering dust? ...