Ep 89 – Exploring Precious Metal IRAs with Kevin DeMeritt

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes Kevin DeMeritt, Founder of Lear Capital, for a discussion on precious metal IRAs. Lear Capital is one of the largest precious metal firms in the United States, with over 90,000 customers and $3 billion worth of business, with about 50% of that in IRAs.

During this episode, Kevin covers precious metal IRAs and their potential for hedging against inflation and economic uncertainties. He discusses the market conditions for silver and gold. Kevin also highlights the differences between various precious metal IRA companies and the importance of understanding the terms and fees involved.

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About Our Guest Kevin DeMeritt

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Kevin DeMeritt is the Founder and operator of one of the largest precious metals firms in the US, Lear Capital. DeMeritt also founded Wilshire Finance Partners in 2008, a private lending company specializing in real estate. He is also a respected analyst, a sought-after financial expert, and a celebrated author, his book The Bulls, The Bears and The Bust, reviewed by the Associated Press, predicted the market crash of 2001 and the ensuing rise of gold as a safe haven investment.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

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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 also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.