Archive for the ‘Self Directed IRA’ Category

What is the Definition of a Checkbook Control IRA?

June 22nd, 2018

If you are tired of being forced to invest all your hard earned retirement funds in the stock market or want greater control over your retirement funds, then a Self Directed IRA with Checkbook Control may be your answer. With a Self Directed IRA with Checkbook Control also known as a Checkbook Control IRA, you […]

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Higher Interest Rate Environment Expected to Have Positive Impact on Self-Directed IRA Real Estate Investors with Cash

June 18th, 2018

Higher mortgage interest rates could help IRA cash buyers take advantage of real estate investment opportunities IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA and Solo 401(k) plan retirement solutions expects a higher interest rate environment to have a positive impact on self-directed IRA real estate investors. IRA Financial expects to see a surge […]

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What You Need to Know About Making an Airbnb Investment with a Self-Directed IRA

June 1st, 2018

Over the last several years, a growing number of self-directed IRA and solo 401(k) plans have looked to make investments in short-term rental properties listed on popoular websites such as Airbnb and HomeAway.com.  The idea about using retirement funds to make the investment is that all income and gains would be tax-deferred or tax-free in […]

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Choosing The Right Self-Directed IRA Depends On What You Want To Own

May 29th, 2018

Here’s Adam Bergman’s latest article from Forbes – The self-directed IRA is a retirement account vehicle that allows investors to use retirement funds to buy alternative assets, such as real estate. A self-directed IRA is not a term of art and you will not find it anywhere in the Internal Revenue Code.  A self-directed IRA […]

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The Three Stages of Moving IRA Funds to a Self-Directed IRA Custodian

May 21st, 2018

An IRA trustee, also called a custodian, is the institution that administers your IRA. By law, every qualified retirement plan must have a custodian or trustee. A trustee may be a bank, credit union, financial institution, or trust company, such as IRA Financial Trust. IRS regulations require that either a qualified trustee or custodian hold […]

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5 Steps to Understanding How a Self-Directed IRA Works

May 21st, 2018

A self-directed IRA is a type of IRA structure that allows the IRA holder (you) to have more control over your retirement funds. Unknown to some, not all self-directed IRAs are the same.  The self-directed IRA is the most popular way to use retirement funds to make alternative asset investments, such as real estate, notes, […]

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Here is Why Understanding the Self-Directed IRA Rules May be as Important as Picking the Right Investment for Your retirement

May 17th, 2018

It has been almost fifty years since IRAs have been established and still the majority of retirement account holders are not aware of the self-directed IRA rules which allow IRA holders to buy real estate and other alternative assets with an IRA. By using a self-directed IRA, which is essentially an IRA held at a […]

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You Won’t Believe What the IRS Definition of a Self-Directed IRA is

May 16th, 2018

Believe or not – the IRS does not define what a self-directed IRA is.  There is no specific definition of what a self-directed IRA is. In fact, a self-directed IRA is not a term of art and you will not find it anywhere in the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”).  A self-directed IRA simply refers to […]

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