Archive for the ‘401K Investments’ Category

Self Directing Your 401(k) Plan

March 25th, 2014

A Solo 401(k) Plan 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 following […]

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Using Your 401(k) Funds to Buy a Business

January 10th, 2014

Leaving your job or thinking of leaving your job and a have 401(k) qualified retirement plan or other type of retirement plan? Why not use your retirement funds to invest in yourself instead of a falling stock market? With the recent turmoil in the U.S. stock market and the downward trend expected to continue, why […]

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Is it Legal to Purchase Bitcoins with a Solo 401(k) Plan?

January 8th, 2014

For the inexperienced, bitcoin is the most prominent of several “virtual currencies”—money that exists only online and isn’t backed by any government. Released in 2009 by an unknown person or group going by the name , bitcoin is maintained by a decentralized network of computers, called “miners,” that process and verify transactions. Like many investors, […]

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Using Your 401k for Real Estate Investing

December 10th, 2013

Here are some options for using your 401(k) to invest in real estate from realestate.com: Cashing out Your 401(k) If you have an old 401(k) balance from a former employer, one option is to take a distribution from your 401(k), pulling assets from your plan altogether. Before you do this, think through the ramifications: Income […]

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The Business Acquisition Compliance & Support Solution (BACSS)

September 24th, 2013

With IRA Financial Group’s Business Acquisition & Compliance Solution Structure (BACSS) – you now can: Use your retirement funds to invest in a new business tax-free! Use your retirement funds to purchase a business or franchise tax-free! Use your retirement funds to finance a new or existing business tax-free! Earn a reasonable salary from your […]

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How to Use My 401(k) Retirement Funds to Buy a Business

September 12th, 2013

Leaving your job or thinking of leaving your job and a have 401(k) qualified retirement plan or other type of retirement plan? Why not use your retirement funds to invest in yourself instead of a falling stock market? With the recent turmoil in the U.S. stock market and the downward trend expected to continue, why […]

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New Flash of Optimism for Small-Business Owners Triggering Strong Demand for ROBS Structure

September 3rd, 2013

 IRA Financial Group survey shows small-business optimism surged in July and August to some of the highest levels since the recession. IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of Business Acquisition “ROBS” solutions, announces the finding of its client survey, which showed strong small business optimism due to high consumer demand. “Stronger confidence in the small […]

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The IRS Position for Using Retirement Funds to Start a Business

August 28th, 2013

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (otherwise known as ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code clearly allow for the use of retirement funds to acquire or invest in a new or existing business as long as the transaction complies with IRS and ERISA rules and regulations. Business owners have been using retirement funds […]

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