As equity markets hit all-time highs again, self-directed IRA investors looking to protect against another 2008 financial crisis
IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed retirement solutions, such as the self directed IRA and solo 401(k) Plan, has seen an increasing number of retirement investors looking to diversify their retirement portfolios into hard assets, such as real estate and commodities, such as gold. According to Adam Bergman, a tax attorney with the IRA Financial Group, a growing number of recent client have been working with IRA Financial Group to make IRA real estate and other hard asset investments in light of the recent spike in the S&P 500 market and the underlying risk of another 2008 type financial crisis. “The trend of moving retirement funds in traditional equities to hard asset investments, such as real estate is a trend I see continuing for the next several years, “ stated Mr. Bergman. “Our clients are looking at alternative investment products for the purpose of portfolio diversification, enhanced returns and risk management,” stated Mr. Bergman.
IRA Financial Group has seen a move into hard assets and away from equities comes as many clients are becoming wary about the bullish stock market, which was recently up by about 20 percent for the year. The primary advantage of using a Self Directed IRA LLC or Solo 401(k) Plan to make investments is that all income and gains associated with the IRA investment grow tax-deferred.
Using IRA Financial Group’s self directed IRA LLC with “checkbook control” solution to make real estate and hard asset investments offers a number of very interesting investment opportunities, including the ability to diversify ones retirement portfolio. “By using IRA or 401(k) funds to make real estate IRA investments, retirement investors can better diversify their retirement assets from the risks associated with a pullback in the equities market, “ stated Mr. Bergman. With IRA Financial Group’s self-directed IRA LLC solution, retirement investors can now reduce volatility which is the most popular reason for moving into alternative investments, such as real estate.
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.