Archive for September, 2017

IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 79: The Trump Tax Plan and Your Retirement Account

September 29th, 2017

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the new tax plan announced by President Trump and the implications it has for retirement account holders.   Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Announces List of Most Popular Investments for Self-Directed IRA Clients For September 2017

September 28th, 2017

Cryptocurrency and real estate were the two most popular self-directed IRA investments for September 2017 IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of “checkbook control” self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) plan solutions, announces the top three most popular self-directed IRA investments for clients for September 2017, which were cryptocurrency, real estate, and hard-money lending. “In […]

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How to Utilize a Solo 401(k) Loan to Invest

September 27th, 2017

When it comes to using retirement funds, such as a Solo 401K Plan, to make investments, the question arises whether a Solo 401K Plan can utilize a loan as part of the transaction. The IRS has always allowed a Solo 401K Plan to make traditional as well as non-traditional investments such as real estate. However, […]

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Investing in Real Estate with Your Self-Directed IRA – Useful Tips

September 25th, 2017

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 IRS […]

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Is a Solo 401k Plan Subject to UDFI?

September 22nd, 2017

Unlike a Self Directed IRA LLC, when a Solo 401K Plan uses nonrecourse leverage to purchase real estate that is leveraged, it is exempt from paying any Unrelated Business Taxable Income (UBTI) tax on the income or gain generated. When an IRA buys real estate that is leveraged with mortgage financing, it creates Unrelated Debt […]

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Can You Make Multiple Investments within One Self-Directed IRA?

September 20th, 2017

Yes. You are permitted to make multiple investments with your Self Directed IRA LLC as long as they are not prohibited transactions. The following investments have been the most popular investments for our Self-Directed IRA clients for September 2017: Cryptocurrency Even though Bitcoin is labeled as a “cryptocurrency”, from a Federal income tax standpoint, Bitcoins […]

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IRA Financial Group Announces It Will Spend $25,000 to Help Florida Office Employees Recover From Hurricane Irma

September 20th, 2017

IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plans, announces that it will be spending $25,000 over the coming months to help employees in their Miami office cope and recover from the personal devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma caused billions of dollars in damages across the United States, […]

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Using a Solo 401k for House Flipping Purposes

September 15th, 2017

Since the creation of the Solo 401(K) Plan back in the early 1980s, the IRS has always permitted a Solo 401(K) Plan to purchase, hold, or flip real estate.  By using a Solo 401(K) Plan, also known as a self-directed 401(K) Plan or Individual 401(K) Plan, to buy real estate, you will be able to […]

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