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Private Placements Investing with Self-Directed IRAs

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Looking to diversify your retirement portfolio? "Private Placements" is a term that refers to investing in privately-held entities, such as companies or small businesses. Banks have recently tightened their purse strings when it comes to lending to these entities, creating a higher demand for development capital from investors.

Topics: Private Placements/LLCs
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5 Ways to Go Green with a Self-Directed IRA This Earth Day

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Earth Day isn’t a one-day and done affair. Saving for retirement isn’t something you can do once and forget about either. You can do both when you own “green investments” in your self-directed IRA. A self-directed IRA makes it easy to invest in a wide choice of environmentally friendly assets. Here are five ways to go green with your retirement savings:

Topics: Real Estate, Private Placements, Alternative IRA Investments, Small Business Owners, Private Placements/LLCs
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Top 3 Questions IRA Holders Have About Property Taxes

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 50 seconds

Every year, self-directed IRA holders who invest in assets like real estate or commercial properties have to keep up with expenses like property taxes. One thing IRA holders need to keep in mind is that all expenses related to property owned by your self-directed IRA (maintenance, utility bills, upgrades, property taxes, etc.) must be paid from your IRA diligently and on time. To make this process understandable to asset owners, we compiled the top 3 questions IRA holders have about property taxes:

Topics: Real Estate, Private Placements, Investor Due Diligence, Alternative IRA Investments, Small Business Owners, Private Placements/LLCs, Plan Resources
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How Brokers Can Retain and Attract More Talent

Jason Craig

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Your ability to retain or attract talent gives you a competitive advantage. But how do you do that effectively? Agents are now looking for more benefits and strategies that will help them stand out from competitors and make more commissions.

Topics: Real Estate, Basics of Self-Directed IRAs, Private Placements/LLCs, Offshore Investments, Financial
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You Asked, We Answered: 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Investing With an IRA LLC

The Entrust Group

Estimates reading time: 5 minutes 40 seconds

Every month we like to collect questions asked by our webinar attendees to provide the best answers to all those investment inquiries. This month of June we discussed IRA LLCs, and what mistakes to avoid when investing with one. These questions range from using your IRA LLC property for personal use, to rolling over an IRA LLC. Here are some hand-picked from real prospective and current investors:

Topics: Alternative IRA Investments, Self-Directed IRA Plans, Private Placements/LLCs
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