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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.

Investing 101: Building Your Precious Metals Portfolio

Investing 101: Building Your Precious Metals Portfolio

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes One of the biggest questions for new buyers of precious metals is "What should I ...
Physical Bullion vs. Exchange-Traded Funds, What Investors Need to Know

Physical Bullion vs. Exchange-Traded Funds, What Investors Need to Know

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Investors have long utilized precious metals as a method of diversifying a retirement ...
The Historic Value Behind Silver, Gold and Other Precious Metals

The Historic Value Behind Silver, Gold and Other Precious Metals

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The golden glow of candles. The “Silver Bells” of song. The gelt given at Hanukkah. ...
Mr. Smith’s American Gold Eagles: A Precious Metals IRA Success Story

Mr. Smith’s American Gold Eagles: A Precious Metals IRA Success Story

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Mr. Smith recently retired from a major airline where he was a pilot for 35 years. To ...
The Most Common Questions Asked About Precious Metals —Answered!

The Most Common Questions Asked About Precious Metals —Answered!

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes 40 seconds Understanding how a Precious Metals IRA works doesn't always come ...
Due Diligence Makes Precious Metals Investments Shine Brighter

Due Diligence Makes Precious Metals Investments Shine Brighter

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 40 seconds Like any investment, precious metals are subject to the laws of supply and ...
Invest in Your Own Pot of Gold: Gold IRA Basics

Invest in Your Own Pot of Gold: Gold IRA Basics

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes If you’re lucky enough to catch a leprechaun on St. Patrick’s Day and ask him where ...
What Coins Can I Hold in My Self-Directed IRA?

What Coins Can I Hold in My Self-Directed IRA?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Self-directed IRAs can invest in alternative investments, such as gold and other ...
3 Precious Metals You Can Buy with your Self-Directed IRA

3 Precious Metals You Can Buy with your Self-Directed IRA

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 20 seconds Self-directed IRAs allow investors to use alternative investments, such as ...