Reason to Invest Retirement Funds in a Solo 401k: Avoid Taxes

June 14th, 2011

A solo 401k plan can be the perfect solution for self employed business owners. A self employed business owner can truly maximize earning potential with a self directed IRA plan. With a 401k plan, a business owner has the ability to make almost any kind of investment tax-free. The ability to invest without having income taxed is one of the most incredible benefits of having a self directed Roth IRA plan.

A self employed business owner may choose to invest in a variety of resources. First, a person can invest in real estate. Being able to purchase real estate and claim it as an “investment” is one of the major perks of having a self directed IRA real estate plan. Other types of investments that can be made under a Roth IRA plan are tax liens, precious metals, businesses, and foreign currency. There is no end to the type of investment a person can make under a Roth IRA plan.

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Invest in Real Estate Tax-Free with a Solo 401k

May 16th, 2011

Did you know that funds in a 401K account may be invested in real estate? They can! Many people don’t realize that. That is because 401K accounts are traditionally set up with financial institutions that have the incentive to invest such funds in stocks, bonds and mutual funds due to, among other things, higher commission fees. On the other hand, if you are eligible to set up a Solo 401K, you will have “checkbook control” and will be able to invest such funds in real estate in addition to stocks, bonds and other traditional securities. The same, incidentally, is true for a Self Directed IRA, Self Directed Real IRA and a Self Directed Roth IRA.

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