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.
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
Thinking about retirement is important. Saving for retirement is even more so. Will you outlive your income? Will you be able to afford health care when you retire, if you get sick? Will your children and family have to care for you should you be unable to … Read More
You work hard for your money. Why not have more control over where it’s invested? With an Advanta self-directed IRA, you can break free from conventional investing that is limited to stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Adding alternative assets to your portfolio can help you build tax-free … Read More
What goes up must come down is a cliché that’s been around forever. In the investing world, this saying is often used as words of warning regarding the stock market. When it falls, eventually it rises. When it rises, eventually…it falls. And, even if it doesn’t completely … Read More
Self-directed IRAs are able to use a plethora of alternative investments to build retirement income. Alternative assets include real estate, private equity, futures and forex trading, farm land, timberland, private mortgages, and much more. However, traditional assets, like stocks, are also permissible in these accounts.
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Are you a fan of do-it-yourself projects? Do you like to maintain a bit of control over the things you can in life? Did you know you can take control of your retirement funds and investing decisions? Well, you can if you use a self-directed IRA, which … Read More
Self-directed retirement plans are not a new concept. In fact, they have been available since the 1970s but are becoming more popular as savvy investors discover their benefits. Over the past three years, the use of self-directed IRAs has increased at a steady pace—and financial experts expect … Read More
Private lending investments offer many different avenues to earn income. Investors can choose to extend money to individuals for mortgages or other things (like a car or a boat). They can also loan money to businesses and other entities in much the same way a bank or … Read More
We do a blog like this every new year and 2017 is no different. Our Resolve to Get Involved series is designed to enlighten and empower you to take actions that will help you reach your retirement planning goals. And believe us, we know—it’s not easy. However, … Read More
Have you ever wondered why there is so much speculation revolving around the stock market and investing during presidential election years? It's important to keep calm while investing. But, often, that's not the case. Not only do people reconsider their current investments before the election takes place, … Read More