Archive for the ‘Self-Directed IRA Cryptos’ Category

Three Things You Need To Know Before Buying Bitcoins With An IRA

March 16th, 2018

Here’s another article from our own Adam Bergman talking about Bitcoin IRAs – The IRS has made it clear in IRS Notice 2014-21 that cryptocurrencies shall be treated as property for federal income tax purposes. Accordingly, just like stocks and real estate, cryptocurrencies may be purchased with retirement funds.  The question then becomes, if […]

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Cryptocurrencies Are Commodities, Federal Judge Says. What This Means For Bitcoin IRA Investors.

March 9th, 2018

Here’s another article from Adam Bergman what appeared on – On March 6, 2018, a federal judge has upheld the notion that cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, are commodities and can therefore be regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Since 2015, the CFTC has claimed that cryptocurrencies were commodities.  However, this is […]

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New Book on Using Retirement Funds to Buy Cryptocurrencies by Adam Bergman Now Available on Kindle

March 6th, 2018

New Bitcoin IRA book is the first to address the topic of how to use a self-directed IRA or Solo 401(k) plan to buy cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin How to Use Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies in a Nutshell, now available on Kindle, written by Adam Bergman is the first book to address the topic […]

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Taxation Of Cryptocurrency Proof Of Stake Transaction Fees

March 2nd, 2018

Here’s the latest article by Adam Bergman from – Cryptocurrency mining is the process by which transactions are verified and added to the block chain. Anyone with access to the internet and suitable hardware can participate in mining. In general, the most common way to mine cryptocurrencies is called Proof of Work (“PoW”). In […]

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Using Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies – Currency Exchanges

March 1st, 2018

Continuing our series of article about cryptocurrencies and retirement, here we’re going to talk a little about currency exchanges.  An exchange is basically an online place to store your cryptos.  It also serves as a place to buy and sell your Bitcoins, as well as other digital currencies.  Exchanges, like any other service, have their […]

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Using Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies – The Blockchain

February 26th, 2018

According to IRS rules, you are allowed to use your retirement funds to invest in cryptocurrencies.  This can be done with any self-directed retirement plan from the IRA Financial Group, including the Self-Directed IRA, Self-Directed Roth IRA and Solo 401(k) Plans.  In this series of posts entitled “Using Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies” we’re examining […]

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Using Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies – The Hard Wallet

February 20th, 2018

You may know you can use retirement funds, such as within a Solo 401(k) or Self-Directed IRA, to buy cryptocurrencies, but do you know how to hold them?  The answer is easy: a wallet of course!  A “hard wallet”, or in some cases a “hardware wallet”, is used to protect your cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin […]

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IRA Financial Group Announces the Top Five Most Popular Cryptocurrencies held By Its Self-Directed IRA Clients

February 13th, 2018

IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plans, announces the findings from its client survey on the most popular cryptocurrencies held by self-directed IRA and Solo 401(k) plan clients. According to the survey, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash were the five most popular cryptocurrencies held by IRA […]

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