Ep 26 – Becoming an Alternative Investor with Reneika Lightbourne

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The Alternative Investing Advantage Learn how to take control and give yourself the freedom to choose where you invest your money

This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, Alex Perny welcomes Advanta IRA’s Reneika Lightbourne for a discussion on becoming an alternative investor. Reneika brings an interesting perspective on self-directed IRAs and the opportunities available to those interested in this field.

During this podcast, Reneika covers the basics of becoming an alternative investor. She discusses her career in real estate investing. Emphasizes the importance of finding quality partners and building strong relationships with investors. Additionally, Reneika shares her investment strategy, specifically focusing on tax lien and tax dates.

Learn more about becoming an alternative investor.

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Reneika Lightbourne, CISP of Advanta IRAAbout Our Guest Reneika Lightbourne, MBA, CISP

Reneika Lightbourne is a recognized self-directed IRA expert, a business development professional at Advanta IRA, and a recipient of the esteemed Certified IRA Services Professional (CISP) designation from the American Bankers Association.

Reneika started investing in alternative assets in 2014 and quickly realized the upside of this investment class. In 2017, she implemented self-directed IRA investing and became an Advanta IRA client. She wholeheartedly believes every American should take control of their retirement funds with a self-directed IRA, so she joined the Advanta IRA team to spread the word. With a passion for a diversified portfolio, Reneika has invested in private equity, real estate, digital assets, and private lending.

About Our Host Advanta IRA Alex PernyAlex Perny, CISP

Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.

For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.