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.
Even though 2020 is over, you have time to implement a few retirement planning tax strategies that can impact your income tax liability due on April 15. These strategies can help you now, and also set you up for a successful 2021. This article is short, sweet, … Read More
A health savings plan is a fantastic tool that can lessen the burden of health care costs now and in the future. Unused funds in the account roll over year after year, accumulating growth that can significantly supplement your retirement income. A self-directed health savings account gives … Read More
Have you suffered loss of income on investment rental property due to COVID-19? Or, are you hesitant to invest in rentals until the pandemic is more under control? The personal and professional impact the coronavirus pandemic has caused is undeniable. However, there are strategies you can use … Read More
Non-recourse loans are used by self-directed IRAs to leverage buying power, most often to invest in real estate. But what exactly are recourse loans vs non-recourse loans? This article explores the differences and explains how non-recourse loans work in your IRA to help you build wealth for … Read More
Did you know you’re able to partner your self-directed IRA’s funds with another IRA, person, or entity to invest? This is a strategy used by individuals to help mitigate investment risk and to alleviate the financial burden of costs incurred by certain assets. Partnering funds also provides … Read More
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
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