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Tapping Into Trillions: Using Self-Directed IRAs for Private Funding

Whether you’re a first time home buyer, an experienced fix and flipper, or an expert in rentals, one aspect will be present for almost everyone: funding. Investors will always need money for deals and sometimes the traditional bank loans aren’t possible for everyone. Others just prefer the flexibility of being able to work out a deal on their... [ Read More ]

Making Money Moves: Understanding IRA Transfers and Rollovers

When you leave your job, one of the things you will have to consider is what you will want to do with your old 401(k). A common option is to roll it over into an IRA at a custodian who can help invest your money in publicly traded investments. For some people, this is great. However, for those... [ Read More ]

Can I Move My 401k Into a Self Directed IRA?

Did you know 45% of Americans fear they will run out of money during retirement? If you have started taking more steps towards planning for retirement, then you are already ahead of the game. Those who want to be more in control of their money typically like to explore the options available, like a self-directed IRA. What Is... [ Read More ]

How to Invest for Retirement

Are you looking to start saving money for retirement? There's no time like the present to build a nest egg. With a few key tips in mind, you can put yourself on a path toward retiring comfortably. Keep reading to learn about a good retirement investment strategy! Start Your Retirement Investment Strategy Early By investing early, you can... [ Read More ]

A Wise Investment: Your Guide to Investing in IRS Tax Liens

In an age where interest rates are at rock-bottom, and the US property market no longer promises strong returns, alternative forms of investment are on the rise. One of these is tax liens, which have attracted billions of dollars of investment in recent years. Put simply; an IRS tax lien is when the government places a 'lien' on... [ Read More ]

The “Perfect Time” to Contribute to Your IRA might be TODAY!

A common question you hear in the retirement world is “how can I retire comfortably”, and we are constantly reminded how important it is to save for the future. IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts) and Solo 401(k)s are some of the best tools created for those who choose to save money and create wealth for retirement through investing. Vehicles... [ Read More ]

Know Your Value: A Guide to Fair Market Values

You want to get the most out of your investment. After all, the point of any investment is to make money, so the last thing you want is to be getting less than you deserve. The problem is that you don't really know the fair market value. You don't want anyone ripping you off after all of your... [ Read More ]

What’s a Promissory Note? These Are the Key Things to Understand

Have you ever wondered what makes a loan legally binding? In the financial world, one of the most important tools when borrowing or loaning money is the promissory note. If you’re investing in a business, buying property, or even just loaning money to a loved one, it’s important to understand a few key things about promissory notes. What’s... [ Read More ]

How to roll over your 401k plan into a Self Directed IRA

If there is one thing that 2020 has taught us, it is that nothing is as certain as it was before.  One of the biggest fears for many Americans right now is their job security.  Many people have already lost their jobs and are wondering what comes next for them.  A major effect of leaving a job, whether... [ Read More ]