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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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Preparing IRA Beneficiaries to Secure Your Legacy

Preparing your IRA beneficiary is a great responsibility. Beyond selection, IRA holders must educate beneficiaries to ensure they are ready to manage their inherited IRA. Wondering what to teach them?

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET
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2024 IRA Essentials: Changes & Deadlines All Holders Should Know

As an alternative investor, are you ready for what's new for Self-Directed IRAs in 2024?  Stay ahead by learning how new rules and regulations will impact your retirement strategy.

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Time: 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET

Webinar Recordings

IRAs and Energy Investments: Expert Advice and How-Tos [November 2023]

Looking to fuel your retirement strategy with the power of energy investments? You're in the right place. Join us for your modern introduction to oil & gas investments with minerals expert, Derreck Long. 

For all levels of investing experience, tune in to learn how to: 

  • Understand the fundamentals of the natural energy industry
  • Uncover oil & gas market trends that are shaping the industry
  • Explore current investment strategies available for IRAs
  • Identify the risks and best practices to consider before investing

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Digital Asset Investments: Navigating Today’s Blockchain Market [October 2023]

Like all revolutionary technologies, blockchain disrupted the global economy. And institutions continue to bet on the industry’s future success. To capitalize, you must learn digital asset fundamentals and market trends. Wondering if blockchain suits your retirement strategy?

Get your modern introduction to blockchain investments with expert Cory Rodriguez. In this replay, you will learn how to:

  • Describe how digital assets are created and what makes them valuable
  • Evaluate the volatility of today’s market and capitalize on current trends
  • Assess all ways you can passively invest in each sector with an IRA
  • Maintain your IRA’s exempt status by complying with investment & reporting regulations 

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Investing With IRA LLCs: Is Checkbook Control Right for You? [September 2023]

Millions of alternative investors use LLCs (Limited Liability Companies) in their retirement strategy. To learn if an LLC benefits your IRA investments, you must evaluate the impact of using an LLC. Curious if an LLC is right for you?

Get an expert introduction with LLC maestro, Jay Butler. In this session, you will learn: 

  • If an LLC is appropriate for your alternative investment strategy
  • All unique advantages that make LLCs valuable for IRAs
  • Which risks are unique to investing with an LLC
  • Permitted investment options and associated regulations to avoid penalties
  • How to get started and stay savvy during tax season

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Tax-Free Growth With Roth IRA Investments [August 2023]

Roth IRAs offer unique value for your retirement strategy. From tax-free earnings to no age limits for contributions, Roths help you save. Yet, most investors don’t capitalize because they never learned. Wondering if a Roth can benefit your strategy?

In this expert introduction to Roth IRAs with John Paul Ruiz, you will learn:

  • If you qualify for a Roth IRA per IRS eligibility criteria
  • Unique advantages that make Roth IRAs valuable
  • Permitted investment options and associated regulations to avoid penalties
  • How to get started and optimize tax season with savvy reporting

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Real Estate Investing Lessons From Past Recessions [July 2023]

Real estate markets follow a natural cycle. And each cycle provides you a wealth of knowledge. That's why learning from the past is crucial for your investing future. Luckily, we're bringing this expertise directly to you!

In this replay, you will learn:

  • What Happened 2008-2010
  • How to Build a Recession Resilient Portfolio
  • Recession Factors to Always Consider
  • About Investing Amid Today’s Recession

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Investing in Self-Storage: What You Need To Know [June 2023]

While classic buying and selling opportunities struggle to uphold returns with rising rates, self-storage is peaking the interest of passive investors like you. To make informed investment decisions these days, you must continue to gain knowledge. Learning to adapt is key for long-term success. Curious what you should know?

Check out this replay with self-storage expert James Reid to learn how to:

  • Understand an overview of self-storage
  • Comprehend the modern self-storage market
  • Identify the benefits and risks of investing in self-storage
  • Capitalize on the current and future trends in the self-storage industry 
  • Develop an understanding of the potential investing strategies and James's 2023 outlook

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