Higher Interest Rates Expected to Have Positive Impact on Self-Directed IRA Real Estate Investors with Cash

June 20th, 2018

Higher mortgage interest rates could help IRA cash buyers take advantage of real estate investment opportunities IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA and Solo 401(k) plan retirement solutions expects a higher interest rate environment to have a positive impact on self-directed IRA real estate investors. IRA Financial expects to see a surge […]

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How to Contribute to a Self Directed Roth IRA

June 6th, 2018

A taxpayer’s contributions to Self-Directed Roth IRAs during any year may not exceed a dollar ceiling (or, if less, the taxpayer’s compensation income), reduced by deductible contributions for the year to traditional IRAs. For years after 2012, the dollar ceiling will be $5,500. For years after 2002, the ceiling is raised by $1,000 for individuals […]

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Use Of LLCs By Self-Directed IRA Real Estate Investors Grow In Popularity

May 25th, 2018

Here’s a recent article from our own Adam Bergman that originally appeared on Forbes.com – Wyoming passed the first limited liability company (“LLC”) statute in 1977 creating a new entity type that combined the benefits of corporate limited liability protection with the pass-through tax treatment of a partnership. The IRS blessed the LLC concept some […]

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Self-Directed IRA Investors Continue to be an Important Source of Financing for Private U.S. Businesses

April 18th, 2018

IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plans, has seen an increase in demand from self-directed investors looking to invest in private U.S. business through private capital markets, such as private equity, crowdfunding, and initial coin offerings. “With almost $9 trillion dollars in IRAs, self-directed IRA investors are playing […]

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Three Things You Need To Know Before Buying Bitcoins With An IRA

March 15th, 2018

This article, written by IRA Financial Group President Adam Bergman, recently appeared on Forbes.com – The IRS has made it clear in IRS Notice 2014-21 that cryptocurrencies shall be treated as property for federal income tax purposes. Accordingly, just like stocks and real estate, cryptocurrencies may be purchased with retirement funds.  The question then becomes, […]

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Counting Cryptocurrency Gains And Losses Without Running Afoul Of IRS Rules

January 31st, 2018

Here’s an article from our own Adam Bergman that originally appeared on Forbes.com – 2017 is viewed by many as the year of the crypto. However, with the increase in popularity and surge in value of cryptocurrencies, a significant number of cryptocurrency investors are now finding themselves in the uncomfortable position of trying to determine […]

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Why You Should Have a Self-Directed IRA in 2018

January 9th, 2018

A Self-Directed IRA LLC is a type of IRA that allows the IRA holder (you) to gain control over your retirement funds so you have the ability to self-direct the type investments that you want to make using your retirement funds. With a traditional Self-Directed IRA, you as the IRA holder must direct the IRA […]

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What To Know Before Purchasing Cryptocurrencies With Retirement Funds

December 22nd, 2017

Here’s another piece, written by Adam Bergman, that originally appeared on Forbes.com – With the value of Bitcoins and many other cryptocurrencies flying high in 2017, many investors have looked to take advantage of this trend and own cryptocurrencies in tax-advantaged retirement plans, such as a Self-Directed IRA or Solo 401(k) Plan.  This article will […]

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Tax Efficiency is Most Popular Reason for Investors Establishing a Self-Directed IRA to Purchase Cryptocurrencies

December 5th, 2017

Opportunity to generate tax-free income and gains from cryptocurrency investments most popular reason behind using a self-directed Roth IRA to make investment IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan announces the finding of its internal report which concluded that tax efficiency was the primary reason behind investors using […]

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Why Use IRA Financial Group for Your Bitcoin IRA?

November 6th, 2017

Bitcoin is usually described as virtual currency. That’s useful shorthand, but is it really money? And should it be taxed as if it is? Or is it a capital asset? How about a commodity? Or what about a collectible? Most commentators have viewed bitcoins either as a virtual type of currency or capital asset. However, […]

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