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Investment Diversification Primary Reason Individuals Turning to Self-Directed IRA

The ability to better diversify ones retirement assets and having the ability to buy hard assets like real estate adding to popularity of self-directed IRA

IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC solutions, conducted an internal client survey recently, which asked a select number of self-directed IRA clients throughout the United States what the main reason for establishing a self-directed IRA. Over 82% of the clients responded that adding investment diversification to their retirement portfolio was the primary reason they established a self-directed IRA LLC account in 2015. “Retirement investors have not forgotten the lessons learned from the 2008 financial crisis and want to be better prepared for the next financial meltdown”,stated Adam Bergman, a tax partner with the IRA Financial Group.

The primary advantage of using a Self Directed IRA LLC to make investments is that offers a string level of investment diversification. Diversification is a technique that is believed to reduce risk by allocating investments among various financial instruments, industries and other asset categories. It aims to maximize returns by investing in different areas that would each react differently to the same event.

With IRA Financial Group’s self directed IRA LLC solution, traditional IRA or Roth IRA funds can be used to make traditional as well as alternative assets, such as real estate. IRA Financial Group’s Self-Directed IRA LLC, also called a real estate IRA with checkbook control, is an IRS approved structure that allows one to use their retirement funds to make real estate and other investments tax-free and without custodian consent. The Self-Directed IRA LLC involves the establishment of a limited liability company (“LLC”) that is owned by the IRA (care of the Roth IRA custodian) and managed by the IRA holder or any third-party. As manager of the checkbook control IRA LLC, the IRA owner will have control over the IRA assets to make traditional as well as non-traditional investments, such as real estate.

Using IRA Financial Group’s self directed IRA LLC with “checkbook control” solution to make real estate investments offers a number of very interesting investment opportunities, including the ability to diversify ones retirement portfolio with real estate, precious metals, and other alternative investment options.

The IRA Financial Group was founded by a group of top law firm tax and ERISA lawyers who have worked at some of the largest law firms in the United States, such as White & Case LLP, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, and Thelen LLP.

IRA Financial Group is the market’s leading “checkbook control” Self Directed IRA Facilitator. IRA Financial Group has helped thousands of clients take back control over their retirement funds while gaining the ability to invest in almost any type of investment, including real estate without custodian consent.

To learn more about the IRA Financial Group please contact us at 800-472-0646.

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