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3 Reasons to Start a Self-Directed IRA

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The Self-Directed IRA has become the fastest-growing retirement product for individual investors.  Over the last several years, millions of Americans have turned to the Self-Directed IRA as a key vehicle to generate investment diversification, retirement savings, and tax-free gains. This article will explore the three main reasons why millions of Americans have started Self-Directed IRAs: […]

Self-Directed IRA Custodians

Top questions to ask your self directed IRA custodian

As the President of a Self-Directed IRA custodian, it surprises me how often I am asked by clients, friends, and colleagues what is a Self-Directed IRA custodian and how it differs from a traditional bank or financial institution. Pursuant to Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 408, an IRA can only be established and administered by a bank, […]

What is a Self-Directed Coverdell ESA?

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A Self-Directed Coverdell ESA allows you to use Coverdell funds to make alternative and traditional investments without custodian consent. Learn more.

IRA Financial Group Self-Directed Solo 401(k) Plan with Wells Fargo

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IRA Financial Group and Wells Fargo have worked together to allow IRA Financial Group Solo 401(k) clients to establish a Checkbook Control Solo 401(k) Plan account with Wells Fargo with no custodian fees. IRA Financial Group clients will be able to use IRA Financial Group’s IRS-approved Self-Directed Solo 401(k) Plan and open the plan account […]

How Do Self-Directed IRAs Work?

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Learn how the Self-Directed IRA works and how you can benefit by investing in alternative assets alongside traditional assets, like stocks.

Self-Directed IRA Mistakes


Are you making a mistake with your Self-Directed IRA? You could be costing yourself money in any number of ways. Learn more!

How to Choose the Best Self-Directed IRA Custodian

Best Self-Directed IRA Custodian

Choosing the best self-directed IRA custodian means finding a custodian that can align with your financial needs. You have many options, so it’s important to find the right custodian for your investment decisions,