Archive for the ‘Precious Metals’ Category

How do I hold IRS Approved Gold in a Self-Directed IRA

November 23rd, 2016

Internal Revenue Code Section 408(m) identifies the types of coins and precious metals that may be purchased using a Self-Directed IRA. Section 408(m)(3)(A) lists the type of coins that may be purchased with retirement funds, which generally are American Eagle and U.S. state minted coins of a certain finesse.  The Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act […]

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Gold Market Slump Surprisingly Not Impacting Self-Directed IRA Investors Demand For Precious Metals

July 27th, 2015

Interest in precious metals continues to be strong in light of 5-year gold market slide IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of “checkbook control” Self-Directed IRA LLC solutions continues to see strong demand form its Self-Directed IRA and Solo 401(k) plan clients for gold and other IRS approved precious metals in light of five year […]

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Investing in Precious Metals with Your Retirement Plan

October 2nd, 2014

Thanks to significant advertising by precious metals dealers, it has become widely known that Gold, Silver and other precious metals (Platinum & Palladium) can be purchased with retirement account funds. By Self-Directing your IRA LLC or 401(k) investments into precious metals, your profits are tax-deferred back into your retirement account. More importantly, if you have […]

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Investing in Precious Metals with Your Retirement Funds

May 8th, 2014

Thanks to significant advertising by precious metals dealers, it has become widely known that Gold, Silver and other precious metals (Platinum & Palladium) can be purchased with retirement account funds. By Self-Directing your IRA LLC or 401(k) investments into precious metals, your profits are tax-deferred back into your retirement account. More importantly, if you have […]

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Tips for Investing with a Solo 401(k)

March 28th, 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 foundation […]

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Self-Directed IRA Investments

March 27th, 2014

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 only describes the type of investments that are prohibited, which are very few. The following are some examples of […]

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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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Is it Legal to Purchase Bitcoins with a Self-Directed Roth IRA?

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 Satoshi Nakamoto, bitcoin is maintained by a decentralized network of computers, called “miners,” that process and verify transactions. Like many […]

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