Private Lending with a Self-Directed IRA

November 13th, 2017

We’ve all heard of or taken out a loan in our lives, and it’s usually through a bank or another financial institution. What most IRA owners don’t know is that they are allowed to lend out the funds in their IRAs in the same way. The idea is that your funds can be loaned out […]

What you Didn’t Know was Possible with your IRA

November 7th, 2017

It’s not difficult to imagine that the majority of U.S citizens have heard of an IRA. It’s equally imaginable that most have not heard of a self-directed IRA. A self-directed retirement account gives you the ability to invest in non-traditional investments. In all reality, though a self-directed IRA is the same thing as a regular account. […]

Will The President’s New Tax Plan Impact your Retirement?

October 30th, 2017

  It was reported last week that Congress was considering the option of reducing the amount of income that Americans could save in their tax-deferred retirement accounts in order to partially pay for the President’s tax reform plan. For now, that idea is unconfirmed by the Trump Administration, but remains a concern for every-day Americans, […]

A Real Estate Investment Resource you Haven’t Yet Tapped

October 24th, 2017

Real estate is one of the most popular alternative assets when an investor wants to shy away from the traditional avenues like bonds and stocks. Regardless of its popularity, it’s not necessarily accessible to everyone, namely because the amount needed up front is steep. What more and more retirement savers are discovering is that with […]

FAQ on UBIT–Unrelated Business Income Tax and IRAs

October 23rd, 2017

There’s a lot of misconception when it comes to UBIT, and that’s because it can sound daunting and scary when taxes are involved. Understandably. But there’s no reason to fret, it’s really not as scary as it sounds. One reason that it might be confusing is that when we think of self-directed IRAs, we think […]