How Do the UBTI Rules Differ Between a Solo 401k and an IRA?

June 23rd, 2017

Like an IRA, the tax advantage of a Solo 401K Plan is that income is tax-free until distributed. In general, an exempt organization is not taxed on its income from an activity that is substantially related to the charitable, educational, or other purpose that is the basis for the organization’s exemption. Such income is exempt […]

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Hard Money Loans for Real Estate Investors Becoming Hot Investment Option for Self-Directed IRA Investors in 2017

June 20th, 2017

Significant demand for hard money financing from real estate developers attracting self-directed IRA real estate investors IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC solutions, announces the findings of an internal report that shows that hard money lending for real estate has become a popular investment option for self-directed IRA investors. The IRS […]

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What’s the Difference Between an IRA Financial Group Self-Directed IRA and a Custodian Controlled IRA?

June 17th, 2017

Many IRA custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self Directed IRA, but what that really means is that you can direct your IRA as long as you direct into one of their offerings. In other words, in a custodian controlled self directed IRA, you are generally only permitted to invest your IRA funds in investments […]

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 76: How to Buy Bitcoins With a Self-Directed IRA

June 15th, 2017

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses how to use your Self-Directed IRA to buy Bitcoins and other Cryptocurrencies, which has become a popular topic for Self-Directed retirement investors.   Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 75: The Taxation of Bitcoins

June 13th, 2017

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the emergence of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies as investment options for Self-Directed retirement investors and the tax implications of such investments.   Click Here to Listen  

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What Are the Advantages of Using the Roth Solo 401k to Invest in Real Estate?

June 13th, 2017

Using a Solo 401(k) Plan with a Roth component to purchase real estate or make other alternative asset investments is most tax beneficial way to make such investments. With federal and state income tax rates expected to increase in the future, gaining the ability to generate tax-free returns from your retirement investments when you retire […]

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The Rollover Rules for Your Self-Directed IRA

June 12th, 2017

Individuals may generally rollover their retirement savings between eligible defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans and pre-tax IRAs, including SEP IRAs and SIMPLE IRAs to a Self-Directed IRA. Eligible defined contribution plans include qualified 401(k) retirement plans under Internal Revenue Code Section 401(a), 403(a), 403(b), and governmental 457(b) plans. Individuals may also roll over after-tax […]

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Federal Income Tax Treatment Of Cryptocurrencies, Such As Bitcoins, Creating Opportunities For Retirement Account Investors

June 9th, 2017

For a growing number of investors, cryptocurrency is not only the future of money, but also an attractive and potentially profitable investment asset, though highly risky and volatile.  Bitcoin has become the public’s most visible and popular cryptocurrency and it is also among the oldest, having first emerged in 2009.  Over one year, the market […]

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