Archive for January, 2015

IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 5 – Single Member v. Multi-Member Checkbook IRA LLC

January 30th, 2015

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the differences between the Single Member Checkbook IRA LLC and the Multi-Member Checkbook IRA LLC. Click here to listen

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Solo 401(k) Plan & Self-Directed IRA Investors Using Crowdfunding to Help Finance Real Estate Projects

January 29th, 2015

With the limited opportunity to finance real estate transactions, self-directed IRA and Solo 401(k) Plan investors using crowdfunding to raise capital for real estate deals. IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC & Solo 401(k) plan solutions, has seen a significant increase in the number of self-directed IRA and solo 401(k) plan […]

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Five Benefits of Using Retirement Funds to Buy a Business (ROBS)

January 28th, 2015

When it comes to using retirement funds to buy or finance a business that you or another “disqualified person” will be involved in personally, there is only one legal way to do it and that is through the Business Acquisition Solution, also known as a Rollover Business Start-Up (ROBS). The ROBS solution takes advantage of […]

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Rules for the Real Estate IRA

January 27th, 2015

A Self-Directed IRA LLC offers one the ability to use his or her retirement funds to make almost any type of investment on their own without requiring the consent of any custodian or person. The IRS and Department of Labor only describe the types of investments that are prohibited, which are very few. The basis […]

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Precious Metals for Self-Directed IRA Investors on The Rise in Light of Unstable Global Currency Markets

January 26th, 2015

Interest in precious metals expected to rise for self-directed IRA investors in light of Swiss Bank decision to cancel currency floor with respect to the Euro IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of “checkbook control” Self-Directed IRA LLC solutions expects to see an increase in demand from self-directed IRA investor looking to purchase gold and […]

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How to Select the Best Solo 401k Provider

January 23rd, 2015

Selecting the best Solo 401(k) plan provider is an important decision that should be researched thoroughly.  Below are several tips to help you select the best Solo 401(k) Plan provider for your self-employed or small business retirement plan. 1. Always Make Sure You Are Working With a Tax & ERISA Professional: There are several companies […]

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Obama’s Proposal to Increase Capital Gains Tax Rate Expected to Create Demand for Self-Directed Real Estate IRA

January 22nd, 2015

With President Obama proposing capital gain increases for the wealthy, investors expected to look to focus on maximizing retirement assets with self-directed IRA real estate IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of “checkbook control” self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) plan solutions, expects to experience a growth in demand from wealthy retirement investors looking to […]

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The Checkbook IRA Advantage

January 21st, 2015

Many traditional IRA custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self-Directed IRA, but what that really means is that you will need approval from your custodian before making an investment. Whereas, in the case of a truly Self-Directed IRA, a limited liability company (“LLC”) is established that is owned by the IRA account and managed by […]

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