What you Didn’t Know was Possible with your IRA

September 10th, 2018

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. […]

Four Questions and Answers: Precious Metals IRA

August 20th, 2018

Investing in a precious metals IRA can seem quite opaque at times. Moreso than investing in an asset more common like real estate, simply because it’s quite a rare investment type. Understanding how a precious metals IRA works, the rules, and what to avoid is essential for every successful investor. Can I buy and store the metal […]

Your IRA and Unintended UBTI

August 13th, 2018

UBTI stands for unrelated business taxable income. It’s the tax placed on the income earned from an unrelated business, regardless of the tax filing status. How UBTI works For our example, say an investor were to use their IRA to fund and start up a small business like a yoga studio. A yoga studio is a business not necessarily related to the primary principle of […]