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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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 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 Real Estate Trends

Real estate has and continues to be a key holding in a large percentage of self directed IRAs. We saw the activity level high in pre-2008 and now, we see that level coming back, but for different reasons. Below we will look at a couple of key metrics to give you an idea as to […]

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Check Your Self Directed IRA – There May Be A 100% Chance of a Global Recession

This past week on CNBC, economist Marc Faber stated that he believes that there is a 100% chance of a global recession over the next 12 months. “I think we could have a global recession either in Q4 or early 2013.” When asked what were the odds, Faber replied, “100%.” Faber’s bearish market calls have […]

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Precious Metals In Your Self Directed IRA – An Update

We know that people are concerned about precious metals investing in their self directed IRA due to the recent selloff in metals and commodities in general. Its easy to get concerned when you see corrections all the way day to mid 1500s for gold. But, you have to ask yourself why would gold suddenly just […]

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The Coming Fiscal Crisis And The Self Directed IRA

We’ve been watching the stock market for the last several weeks and the price of precious metals and we can’t help but be confused at the paradox. First of all you have the markets continuing to go up as if there are no problems with Europe or within the U.S. It was just 5 or […]

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False Government numbers and Your Self Directed IRA

This week the US Census Bureau put out their monthly numbers for retail sales. Their figures show that March 2012 sales rose by 0.8%. The non-thinking, media picked up these numbers and put their own spin as to why the numbers were up. The AP reported that the numbers were up because of increased employment. […]

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