IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 89: Using a Self-Directed IRA to Buy Cryptos – Interview with an IRA Financial Group Client Discussing His Experience

December 13th, 2017

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses the experience of an IRA Financial Group client who opened a Coinbase account and used his Self-Directed IRA funds to invest in Bitcoins. Topics include how easy it was to setup the account, how long it takes and the process for using retirement funds to buy cryptocurrency.   Click […]

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Do You Need IRA Financial Group’s Permission to Make an Investment?

November 20th, 2017

No – not with an IRA Financial Group Self Directed IRA LLC. All investment decisions are made by you, as manager of the Self Directed IRA LLC. It’s simple – when you want to make an investment, you write a check, use your debit card, wire funds, etc. All documents can be signed by you, […]

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How a Checkbook Control IRA Can Benefit You

November 13th, 2017

A Self-Directed IRA LLC with “Checkbook Control” plan is an IRS and tax court approved structure that will allow you to use your IRA funds to make almost any type of investment, including real estate, tax liens, precious metals, foreign currency and much more tax free! With a “checkbook control” Self-Directed IRA LLC you will […]

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IRA Financial Group & IRA Financial Trust Company Partner to Introduce Platform to Trade Cryptocurrency

November 8th, 2017

New Crypto IRA Platform will allow one to use IRA or 401(k) funds to buy and sell bitcoins & other cryptocurrencies through special purpose LLC IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan & IRA Financial Trust Company, a leading self-directed IRA custodian, announces that it has partnered to […]

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How Are Self-Directed IRA Distributions Taxed?

November 1st, 2017

Distributions from a Self-Directed IRA are taxed as ordinary income, but if you made nondeductible contributions, not all of the distributions will be taxable. In order to enforce the policy that IRAs be used for retirement savings, not for pre-retirement uses or for building an estate to pass on to heirs, the rules prohibit or […]

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Tax Court Confirms Validity of Self-Directed IRA LLC Solution

October 16th, 2017

The ability to invest retirement funds in a newly established special purpose entity owned 100% by an IRA and managed by the IRA holder has been deemed legal by the Tax Court and IRS for over 18 years. However, only until recently, did the Tax Court confirm that the use of a newly established limited […]

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Is There a Difference Between a Regular IRA and a Self-Directed IRA?

October 5th, 2017

An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a tax-deferred retirement account for an individual that permits individuals to set aside money each year, with earnings tax-deferred until withdrawals begin at age 59 1/2 or later (or earlier, with a 10% penalty). Many “traditional IRA” custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self Directed IRA with “checkbook control”, […]

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Investing in Real Estate with Your Self-Directed IRA – Useful Tips

September 25th, 2017

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 IRS […]

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