Real estate IRAs are popular with people who want diversity and leverage against potential losses in the stock market. You can choose your own assets including commercial and residential property, raw land, as well as tax liens and deeds.
Private lending from your IRA is a simple way to earn tax-advantaged income for retirement with minimal work involved. Your IRA is the bank and extends loans to individuals and other investors. The most common investment an IRA lends funds for is real estate. However, your IRA … Read More
There is a growing class of individuals who have control of their retirement funds and make their own investing decisions. They don’t rely on retirement plan administrators and brokers to invest for them. They don’t lose sleep at night over the stock market’s performance. They invest in … Read More
Guest blog by Steve Landaal, VP of Portfolio Management at HIS Capital Funding
I remember as a boy, my grandmother Anna safely retired off her bank CDs. She earned a fair interest rate at that time, and she enjoyed predictable monthly payments, which paid her monthly bills.
With current … Read More
Many people prefer the Roth IRA to other retirement savings plans. The income in a Roth grows tax free, and distributions in retirement are tax free, as well. Distributions from a the plan are not included in your income. This can greatly reduce your income tax liability … Read More
If you’re looking into retirement plans, you’re probably familiar with traditional IRAs. You may have heard about Roth IRAs, too. But when considering Roth IRAs vs. traditional IRAs—do you know the specific differences in the two plans? Both have a few of the same attributes, but the … Read More
Do you understand the difference between self-directed IRAs vs. traditional IRAs? Each plan is governed by the same IRS rules and enjoys tax-advantaged earning. A self-directed IRA is a traditional IRA, but it’s more powerful than the conventional traditional IRA. Self-directed IRAs give plan owners control over … Read More
If you’ve lost your job due to coronavirus, there’s an investing strategy for your old 401(k) funds from that employer that you should know about. There are alternatives to investing in the stock market, and many individuals invest in those assets right now. Tangible assets like real … Read More
It can be hard to spot investment scams, even for the most seasoned investors. But there are steps you can take to become more aware of the different types of fraud you should avoid when considering investments. Whether you invest on or off the market, it’s important … Read More
Real estate has a long history of holding its value during tough economic times. Of course, that depends on the property, its location, and the potential use. But for a large number of investors, real estate is a tangible asset that appreciates over time, always retains some … Read More
In times of economic turmoil, people may feel they need to wait to wait to open a self-directed IRA. Some say they are hesitant to move forward until the market stabilizes. Others want to leave money in their stock account until they “recoup” their losses and get … Read More