Taking Control with Self-Directed Retirement Accounts

Taking the reins of your own financial future, investment performance, lifestyle in retirement, and legacy can be far easier than many realize. Those with existing retirement accounts will find by taking them and rolling them over into self-directed variations. Individuals...

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How to Use Self-Directed IRAs to Help Your Real Estate Clients

How do IRAs and real estate overlap and complement each other? The level of success that both clients and their real estate advisors will achieve is becoming increasingly intertwined with the use of self-directed IRAs. Real estate is growing as...

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Retirement Savings – History & Trends

“The retirement crisis is the largest and most urgent global crisis we face today.” The world’s most respected economists and financial analysts believe the pending retirement crisis is of paramount importance. So how did we land here? How have retirement...

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2nd Fed Rate Hike Suggests Caution

by Guest Contributor Kathy Fettke The Federal Reserve kept its promise and raised interest rates for the 2nd time this year by a quarter point on Wednesday. Some critics say it’s too late. Others say it’s too soon. When the Federal...

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PRECIOUS METALS IN YOUR SELF-DIRECTED IRA

Congress created individual retirement accounts to give earners a tax-advantaged way to save for their retirements. The rules encourage account-holders to keep their money in their IRAs until at least age 59 1/2 by penalizing (with exceptions) withdrawals taken...

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What to Expect When You’re Self-Directing ~ Notes

What to Expect When You’re Self-Directing ~ Notes   We want the investment process to go as smoothly as possible.  Please review this list before submitting your paperwork to us. With a self-directed IRA certain parties are Qualified and some are Disqualified...

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Discover the Power: Self-Directed IRA to purchase Real Estate

Want more power in your IRA?  Historically, real estate has given many Americans with a stable investment vehicle that offers both income and appreciation. One of the greatest tools available to real estate investors is the Self-Directed IRA –...

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BEWARE. Fed Rate Hike Could Burst Bubbles

A Message From the Fed on the Economy? The Federal Reserve followed through on its latest promise to hike interest rates. Fed Chief Janet Yellen announced a quarter point hike in the federal funds rate Wednesday. But the increase has...

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Secure Your Future: Investing in Real Estate Through a Self-Directed IRA

Do you have a 401(k) with a previous employer or an IRA? Are these accounts invested in stock market assets?  Most retirement accounts are invested in stocks, bonds and mutual funds however the Self-Directed IRA lets you invest outside the...

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Structuring Equity Partnerships in Land Deals

By Guest Contributor Dmitriy Chebotarev Different types of equity financing structure and the potential challenges one might face when structuring an investment with joint equity partners First and foremost it is important to structure your costs when you are going to...

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