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.
Millions of investors are seeking professional advice for investing trillions of dollars in U.S. retirement assets. Understanding and embracing self-directed IRAs means a new source of clients, investors, and capital.
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
There are some people who believe investing in gold and other precious metals is critical to survival if the global economy faces trouble. Well, it’s facing trouble now as the world is fighting the coronavirus pandemic. And, in times of crisis, gold and other precious metals may, … Read More
If you’re saving for retirement, you probably know you there are investment alternatives to the stock market. You can invest in things besides stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. In fact, many individuals use self-directed IRAs to acquire real estate, gold, private equity, Bitcoin, and much more. But, … Read More
What are alternative investments? You may already know that real estate is a popular alternative asset in self-directed retirement plans. But, what you probably don’t know is that this asset class includes much more than real estate and offers a whole new world of possibilities beyond Wall … Read More
Guest blog by investor Laura Oldanie It feels so good to invest my retirement funds in socially responsible investments, knowing my money is working to solve social and environmental problems instead of causing them. The vehicle that enables me to direct these funds this way is the checkbook … Read More
Stock market volatility is often a worry for many investors, despite the fact that we are told to buckle up and ride the highs and lows for the long haul. But, if your IRA is heavily invested in stocks, it can be hard to protect your retirement … Read More