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6 09, 2016

Alternative Investments To Consider

By | September 6th, 2016|Alternative Investments, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Investors are often wary about putting their money into anything but traditional offerings like individual stocks, bonds and mutual funds: they are simply becoming more risk averse and turning to so-called “safer” investment" choices. Unfortunately, such “safer” choices can come with a history of lower and volatile returns. Ideally, investors should seek advice on how [...]

18 01, 2016

Opening a Gold IRA as a Hedge against the Next Recession

By | January 18th, 2016|Alternative Investments, Wealth Building|0 Comments

If you bought gold before its historic run, your friends and family likely thought you were a financial genius. Opening a gold IRA as a hedge against hard times is a traditional strategy that protects the smartest investors. If you never considered yourself a gold bug before, it is a good time to examine the possibilities. [...]

12 01, 2016

Times When an IRA Checkbook Helps You Achieve Financial Success

By | January 12th, 2016|Alternative Investments, IRA LLC, Self Directed IRA LLC, Wealth Building|0 Comments

When it comes to self-directed IRA accounts, there is a lot more flexibility and freedom compared to a standard 401(k) or traditional IRA. For investors who like to keep control over their finances, having an  IRA checkbook is important and will open more options and opportunities. In the ideal scenario, you will write a check for real estate or [...]

8 09, 2015

Precious Metals IRA After Market Crash

By | September 8th, 2015|Alternative Investments, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

When the Dow drops 1,000 points in a day and continues its slide we see a wave of investors start to embrace alternative investments. When it comes to the volatile stock market in recent weeks, the solution isn’t to stop investing and move money to liquid savings or hide gold coins under the sofa. A precious metals [...]

13 07, 2015

Alternative Investments That Let You Sleep at Night

By | July 13th, 2015|Alternative Investments, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Before you decide on alternative investments for your self-directed IRA, it pays to understand yourself through the eyes of “behavioral finance.” Behavioral finance is all about understanding your personality as it relates to your investment decisions.  You could say the first step to a successful investment journey is to know your investment personality. Some people are more [...]

2 06, 2015

The Multimillionaire Secret: Self-Directed IRA Investing

By | June 2nd, 2015|Alternative Investments, Self Directed IRA LLC, Wealth Building|0 Comments

If you want to take your retirement savings to an entirely new level, don’t think like a millionaire. Think like a multi-millionaire. According to a piece by philly.com, multimillionaire Mitt Romney kept $20 million to $100 million in a self-directed IRA. A growing trend with investors whether they are aggressive or conservative is to take [...]

18 05, 2015

Generation X Thrives with a Truly Self-Directed IRA

By | May 18th, 2015|Alternative Investments, IRA LLC, Retirement, Self Directed IRA LLC, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Generation X has not been slacking off when it comes to saving for retirement. Known for being fiercely independent, members of Generation X now in their late 30s and 40s are jumping on opportunities to steer their retirement money in a truly self-directed IRA. According to a retirement survey by PNC Financial Services Group, 51 percent [...]

11 05, 2015

Using a Real Estate IRA to Buy Turnkey Properties

By | May 11th, 2015|Alternative Investments, Real Estate IRA, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

While the stock market takes investors on a roller coaster ride, turnkey real estate properties often provide the kind of passive income that keeps you well grounded. One of the advantages of a real estate IRA is that it lets you buy turnkey real estate properties with your retirement savings. You don’t have to tap your family’s emergency [...]

27 04, 2015

Adding Gold in an IRA

By | April 27th, 2015|Alternative Investments, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Did you know that gold, silver, platinum and palladium, can be held within an Individual Retirement Account? As long as they are in treasury-approved coin or bar products you can hold precious metals in an IRA. Depending on the portfolio contents and which metal is being marketed, the terms “precious metals IRA”, “silver IRA”, “platinum [...]

21 04, 2015

The Benefits of Putting Real Estate in an IRA

By | April 21st, 2015|Alternative Investments, Real Estate IRA, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Over the last decade I have seen self directed IRA investors buy anything from trending securities to private data networks, from small business financing to note buying and everywhere in between.  So in this day and age I am always amazed at how many people are still not aware that they can invest their IRA [...]