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About Entrust


For 40 years, The Entrust Group has provided account administration services for self-directed retirement and tax-advantaged plans. Entrust can assist you in purchasing alternative investments with your retirement funds, and administer the buying and selling of assets that are typically unavailable through banks and brokerage firms.

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Interviewing a Private Equity Investment Expert

Curious about private equity investing? Looking for insights and actionable tips? To help you get ahead, we're bringing in industry expert Paul Karrlsson-Willis. In this interview, we will provide valuable information for navigating the world of private equity.

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET

Webinar Recordings

Colombia: Getting Familiar with Foreign Investments [March 2023]

Colombia interests many US investors. But for most IRA holders, foreign investing is, well, foreign. Not sure where to begin? 

Learn the ropes with Colombian market expert Josh Ziegelbaum. In this session, you will: 

  • Gain the confidence to make educated investment decisions in the region
  • Understand why the Colombian market is ripe with opportunities
  • See why the country has been receiving increased foreign direct investment
  • Potential risks involved 

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Investing in Start-Ups Before the Public [February 2023]

All startups require capital. And this constant demand for capital supplies self-directed IRA holders a unique opportunity. So, savvy investors learn the pre-IPO capital raising lifecycle to spot good opportunities. Ready to get started?

Learn the ropes with pre-IPO experts Roy Mullin and Allen Sanders. Whether an accredited or non-accredited investor, this lesson will teach you:

  • How pre-IPO Investing lets you invest in startups before the public
  • How to calculate compound interest using Einstein's 'Rule of 72' 
  • The flow of a pre-IPO's capital raising lifecycle
  • Which six sectors are trending per market experts

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Resort Real Estate Investing With an SDIRA [January 2023]

Commercial real estate is crucial to a smoothly operating economy. And while no asset is immune from external economic challenges, resort real estate offers unique benefits. That’s why savvy investors expand their knowledge beyond classic real estate to make sure they can identify opportunities wherever they present themselves. Want to learn something new?

Learn the ropes with resort real estate expert Amit Gaglani. This month, watch and learn:

  • What experts are saying about the state of the Commercial Real Estate Market
  • Insights on how drive-to-resorts function
  • How to understand the revenue models of resorts

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Preparing Your IRA for 2023 Taxes & Changes [December 2022]

Preparation is a golden rule for every successful investment strategy. Before creating a plan, savvy investors learn the new landscape of IRA limits and important annual dates. Ready for what's new in 2023?

Get started with our in-house expert, John Paul Ruiz. Check out this replay to learn:

  • Important 2023 dates & deadlines all IRA holders should know
  • New contribution limits, phase-out limits and cost-of-living-adjustments
  • Tax tips for refining your strategy before tax season

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Trust Deeds 101: Using Real Estate as Collateral [November 2022]

In real estate cycle downturns, savvy investors get defensive and learn about the shifting market around them. This time around, learn how to passively invest in deeds of trust secured by real estate (individual and pooled). If you're interested in real estate but want to avoid the headaches created by tenants and property management, this lesson is for you.

Get an expert introduction to trust deeds from David Goldberg of The Investor's Source. In this webinar replay, you will learn: 

  • How to define trust deeds vs. other asset classes
  • The advantages and disadvantages of investing in real estate notes secured by real property.
  • The top 3 investment strategies for trust deeds
  • What to look for in a hard money lender and pooled lending fund

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Build-to-Rent Real Estate Investing For Self-Directed IRAs [September 2022]

Our real estate market is tightening as the economy slows. With purchasing demand outpacing housing supply, buyers are competing to outbid each other like crabs in a bucket. Thus, an opportunity for build-to-rent real estate is presenting itself to investors with BTR expertise. Let us show you how it works.

Learn the ropes of build-to-rent real estate investing with BTR expert and host of TV's Flipping Boston, David Seymour. In this replay, you will learn:

  • A framework for understanding the build-to-rent industry
  • How to effectively analyze BTR markets and investment opportunities 
  • Correctly pricing your property for rental
  • Which potential benefits & risks are unique to BTR
  • Quirks for BTR investments through your SDIRA

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