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, 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 [...]

26 05, 2015

Alternative Investments For A Self Directed IRA

By | May 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A 401(k) is not the end all be all to saving for retirement. In 1974, when the IRA code was written, investing IRA money in other entities became entirely legal. These self-directed IRAs require hiring a custodian or trustee to hold the assets, but allow the holder of the account to invest in a wide variety [...]

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 [...]

8 04, 2015

It’s Not Too Late for a 2014 IRA Contribution

By | April 8th, 2015|IRA Law, Retirement, Wealth Building|0 Comments

Haven’t made a recent contribution to your IRA (individual Retirement Arrangement)? There’s still time! You still have up until April 15th to make a 2014 IRA contribution and take a deduction on your 2014 tax return. Yearly IRA Contribution Limits Your total contributions for a Traditional and Roth IRA cannot exceed $5,500, or $6,500 if you’re over the age [...]

15 09, 2014

Which Bra Does Your Retirement Plan Fit Into?

By | September 15th, 2014|Retirement|0 Comments

I've seen a lot of different analogies for investing styles over the years, but this one from Money Over 55 Expert Dana Anspach is the most creative -- and probably most entertaining -- I've seen: Which Bra Does Your Retirement Plan Fit Into? She describes six kinds of retirement plans: The Bombshell Spender - [...]

23 07, 2014

President of U.S Exchange Leaves After Making False Statements

By | July 23rd, 2014|Stock Market|4 Comments

If you're following the HFT Debate, you probably remember back in April when BATS President William O'Brien and IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama duked it out on CNBC over stock market exchanges and whether or not they are rigged to benefit HFT scalpers. O'brien starts out "Michael and Brad, shame on both of you," adding that "they've [...]

10 06, 2014

The IRA LLC Operating Agreement

By | June 10th, 2014|IRA LLC, Self Directed IRA LLC|2 Comments

So you're researching the IRA LLC strategy, like all the benefits and decide that you are going to set up a self-directed IRA LLC.  You have identified several IRA custodians to work with but every one of them wants to see your IRA LLC Operating Agreement and you don't have one. You are not alone in your [...]