can an IRA invest in a private company

Can an IRA Invest in a Private Company?

When you open an IRA, you should understand the investment options available to you. Many Americans are aware that they can invest in stocks, mutual funds and bonds, but is investing in private companies possible with an IRA? If you have a retirement account, alternative assets can help diversify your retirement portfolio. Unfortunately, few people […]

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Prohibited Transactions inside of an IRA

Self-Directed IRA Prohibited Transactions: What to Know

When self-directed IRA investing, it’s essential to be aware of the self-directed IRA prohibited transactions. These are transactions that could disqualify the tax status of your retirement account, so it’s crucial to avoid them. This blog post will go over popular self-directed IRA prohibited transactions and what you need to know about them. […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Gold – Updated for 2021

Gold has a long history as a “safe harbor” asset, guarding portfolios against stock market volatility, currency fluctuation, and more, over the years. With the price of gold on a steady drop compared to all-time highs a year ago, as other asset classes, including cryptocurrency, have appreciated, many gold enthusiasts worry whether or not the precious metal is holding its […]

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Control your Investments With a Checkbook IRA

Do you have an IRA or a 401K? According to the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances, in 2013, about 45 percent of households aged 25 to 64 had balances in retirement accounts. Do those 45 percent of Americans know what their retirement accounts are invested in? Most likely not, and that doesn’t bother most […]

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