How Demographics Impact Your Self Directed IRA

One of the things that people fall into when looking to the future is normalcy bias. We wrote about this problem a few blogs back. The basic issue is that we think things will continue to go on the same in the future as they did in the past. This is especially true when we […]

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Potential Fed Moves And Your Self Directed IRA

This week Ben Bernanke was in front of congress being asked if he was going to be engaging in QE3 or some other form of intervention. In true political avoidance tactics, Bernanke basically replied by stating that the Fed stood at the ready should conditions warrant. He pointed out that the Fed still does have […]

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Fed Policies and Their Impact On Your Self Directed IRA

Despite all of the political rhetoric coming from the White House about how they are so concerned about the average American and how things need to be more fair, the reality is that between the White House and the Fed, their policies are harming the average, middle class American. The current objective of the White […]

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Silver Supply And How This Affects Your Self Directed IRA

We’ve been looking at the fundamentals of silver and the most recent market prices in an effort to try and make sense of the low prices we are seeing for silver. We’ve posted a couple of recent article about putting silver in your self directed IRA and if the time is right. What we want […]

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Silver Investing Strategies For Your Self Directed IRA

In our previous blog post we discussed whether or not it was time to consider adding silver to your self directed IRA. In this post we will review the best ways to add silver to your self directed IRA. The Oversold Correction Will Eventually End As time and history have shown us, the oversold situation […]

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Should You Plan On Adding Silver To Your Self Directed IRA?

We’ve been watching the price and price movement of metals. We specifically have been looking at silver and trying to determine why silver has not bounced back a little. As a general statement, the gold silver ratio is lower than average, and that alone usually means some correction may be coming. Over the last week […]

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Self Directed IRA Precious Metals Contrarion

Ok, we’ve had a recent sell off in metals and now the price has bounced back to some level of stability. However, we definitely have noticed a very reduced level in people being interested in purchasing metals for their self directed ira, and in fact we’ve seen a increase in people liquidating their metals holdings […]

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Self Directed IRA Inflation Reality Check

We’ve discussed the fact the government uses completely misleading and bogus numbers for their economic metrics (e.g. unemployment, inflation, etc.). We have specifically commented on how the inflation figures that the White and the Fed tout are not representative of reality and what people feel or experience on a daily basis. Because of the critical […]

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Self Directed IRA Economic Update – How About That Jobs Number!

This past week we saw one of the fingers of instability give away in the form of a very poor jobs numbers. To be specific, there were only 69,000 new jobs added last month. This number came in at about 1/2 of the recent average and expectations. As you can see from the chart below, […]

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What The Purchasing Manager Index Means To Your Self Directed IRA

The Chicago PMI dropped to 52.7 in May. This reading has dropped over the last three months. The index is at its lowest level since September 2009. Readings above 50 suggest the economy is still expanding. However, as a general rule three straight monthly declines directly correspond to the onset of each of the last seven […]

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