IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 135: You Won’t Believe How Many Accounts Coinbase Has

May 25th, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses a surprising report on the number of Coinbase accounts and what it means for the future of investment and retirement accounts. Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 132: The SEC Howey Coin And Your Self-Directed IRA

May 17th, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the SEC’s Howey Coin, a clever way to educate people about ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) and the potential of fraud, based on a made up virtual currency that shows investors how easy it is to get scammed if you don’t pay attention. Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 126: Navigating The Fake News About Holding Bitcoin IRA

April 30th, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the false information that is out there about holding Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies in an IRA. Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 111: Cryptocurrency Regulatory Update – From the Retirement Industry Trust Association Spring 2018 Conference

March 29th, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses an update to the regulations surrounding the cryptocurrency market, from the Retirement Industry Trust Association Spring 2018 Conference in Washington, D.C. Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 109: SEC Regulation of ICOs and Impact on Self-Directed IRAs

March 23rd, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the recent regulation by the SEC on Initial Coin Offerings and what it means for Self-Directed IRA investors. Click Here to Listen  

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Bitcoin IRA Fees

March 19th, 2018

There are generally two ways to purchase cryptocurrencies with IRA funds: (i) The Bitcoin IRA Broker/Custodian Controlled approach, and (ii) the Wallet Control IRA LLC solution.  Both structures have some advantages and disadvantages. Bitcoin IRA Broker/Custodian Controlled With the Bitcoin IRA Broker/Custodian Controlled approach, the IRA investors must purchase the cryptocurrency through brokers associated with […]

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

March 16th, 2018

Here’s another Forbes.com 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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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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