When Withdrawing Funds from your IRA are Penalty-Free

It’s not uncommon that contributions that workers make to their IRA are prematurely withdrawn. An IRA is intended to supplement income in retirement years, but as the future and some circumstances are often out of our control, an IRA is sometimes used in other ways than retirement. Should workers need to take funds from their […]

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Self-Directed IRA Accounts – Introduction to a Roth IRA (updated)

With more than one retirement account option it can be hard to know which account would be best for you. If you are setting up your first or fifth retirement account it can be hard to know which is best for you.   The main types of retirement accounts are Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, 401K […]

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The Rules of Buying Property with your Real Estate IRA

Real estate is one of the most sought-after and lucrative hard asset types that investors love. It’s popular because it’s not just single-family homes, but commercial real estate, farmland, business parks, apartment complexes, and more.What most Americans don’t know is that you’re allowed to invest in these types of real estate with your self-directed IRA, […]

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Self-Directed IRA Rules – Indirect Benefit

Investing in a Self-Directed IRA is a great alternative to investing in traditional investments such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Through a Self-Directed IRA, you can invest in more non-traditional investments such as real estate, private placements, gold and silver, loans, and other hard assets. Many individuals shy away from investing in Self-Directed IRAs […]

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