There are different stages of control concerning investing in individual retirement accounts. For investors desiring more control over their traditional or Roth IRAs, moving toward a self-directed IRA provides them more freedom to invest. Yet, for investors seeking even more freedom, setting up a IRA LLC is becoming a popular trend. In this article, let's [...]
When people hear about self-directed IRA accounts, they jump to the conclusion that only aggressive investors buy alternative investments. However, many conservative investors move money from a traditional IRA or 401(k) account into a self-directed IRA so they can protect their assets. The best self-directed IRA for conservative investors includes ones that allows real estate, precious metals, [...]
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 [...]
With increased volatility in the stock market, many investors respond by opening a self-directed IRA Austin TX. The Fed recently decided to raise interest rates by a quarter of a point, which will likely increase the volatility in the markets. Experts say the rate hike marked the first one since the financial crisis about 7 years [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The assets of a typical Individual Retirement Account (IRA) are usually limited to investments in equities such as corporation stocks and are overseen by a commercial bank. However, did you know that you could construct a Self-Directed IRA that may hold assets in a wide variety of investments? The IRS rules on Self Directed IRAs [...]
Found this video talking about the potential of investing into Africa's energy infrastructure. There seems to be a lot of promise with this in the future, but take a look for yourself.
What is a self-directed IRA? It’s a retirement account that obliges the owner to take responsibility for investment decisions as a fiduciary for the account. The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 allows the individual broad latitude in choosing investment vehicles for retirement, including precious metals. Most commercial banks and brokers won’t serve as trustee or [...]
In this piece, a respected strategist from Citigroup says he believes in the coming years gold could rise from the $1,500 an oz it is now to as high as $3,500 in coming years. While a very wild prediction, this does make for some food for thought.