Archive for the ‘Self Directed IRA Investments’ Category

Five Things To Consider Before Buying Real Estate With A Self-Directed IRA

April 17th, 2018

In a recent article for Forbes.com, IRA Financial Group president discusses five things to know before using a Self-Directed IRA to purchase real estate – The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) permits retirement accounts, such as an IRA, to invest in real estate and other alternative types of investments.  As a matter of fact, IRS rules […]

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Holding Gold In Your IRA At Home May Not Be As Safe As You Think

April 2nd, 2018

Here’s another one from Forbes.com – Over the last several years, several precious-metals dealers recently have been advertising “home storage” as a legal way for storing gold and IRS-approved precious metals owned by an individual retirement account (IRA). These advertisements caused confusion among investors and IRA custodians, as the “home storage” gold IRA approach seemed to […]

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Silver IRA – March 2018 Update – IRA Financial Group

March 23rd, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s silver IRA has been used by thousands of clients to purchase IRS approved bullion with their self-directed IRA over the last nine years. What Type of Silver is IRS Approved Investments? Internal Revenue Code Section 408(m) lists the type of precious metals and coins that are permitted investments using IRA funds: (A) […]

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Gold IRA – March 2018 Update

March 23rd, 2018

IRA Financial Group, founded by leading tax attorneys, is one of only a handful of institutions that are skilled in helping clients establish IRS approved Gold IRA plans. What Type of Gold are IRS Approved Investments? Internal Revenue Code Section 408(m) lists the type of precious metals and coins that are permitted investments using IRA […]

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Using a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Ethereum

March 15th, 2018

Ethereum launched in 2015 and is a decentralized software platform that enables Smart Contacts and Distributed Applications (ĐApps) to be built and run without any downtime, fraud, control or interference from a third party. The applications on Ethereum are run on its platform-specific cryptographic token, ether.  Ether is like a vehicle for moving around on […]

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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 Forbes.com – 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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Real Estate is Still a Popular Investment for Self-Directed IRA Investors!

March 7th, 2018

Most people mistakenly believe that their IRA must be invested in bank CDs, the stock market, or mutual funds. Few Investors realize that the IRS has always permitted real estate to be held inside IRA retirement accounts. Investments in real estate with a Self-Directed IRA LLC are fully permissible under the Employee Retirement Income Security […]

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Some Tips for Making Investments with a Self Directed IRA

February 22nd, 2018

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 foundation […]

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