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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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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IRA Financial Group Introduces New Checkbook Control IRA Bitcoin Solution For Retirement Account Investors

August 24th, 2017

Checkbook Control Self-Directed IRA LLC option offers retirement account holders the ability to trade or hold Bitcoins and other cryptocurrency without tax IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of Self-Directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan solutions, is proud to announce the introduction of the Checkbook Control Bitcoin Self-Directed IRA LLC option to all retirement […]

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How to Invest in Tax Liens with Your IRA Funds

August 3rd, 2017

It’s a little-known fact that tax liens can be purchased with retirement account funds. By Self-Directing your IRA LLC investments into tax liens, your profits are tax-deferred back into your retirement account. More importantly, if you have full checkbook control over your Self-Directed IRA, the purchases can be made on the spot as fast as […]

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Valuing Alternative Assets In A Self-Directed IRA

March 1st, 2017

This article originally appeared on Forbes.com, written by our own Adam Bergman – Every IRA custodian is required to report annually to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) the fair market value of each IRA it holds. The IRA custodian will report the fair market value of the IRA to the IRS using IRS Form 5498. […]

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What Are the Advantages of Having Checkbook Control of Your IRA?

December 15th, 2016

Many traditional IRA custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self-Directed IRA, but what that really means is that you will need approval from your custodian before making an investment. Whereas, in the case of a truly Self-Directed IRA, a limited liability company (“LLC”) is established that is owned by the IRA account and managed by […]

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Kellerman Case Shows Why Not to Mix Personal and Retirement Funds to Invest

August 31st, 2016

IN RE: KELLERMAN, Cite as 115 AFTR 2d 2015-1944 (531 B.R. 219), Code Sec(s) 408; 4975, (Bktcy Ct AR), 05/26/2015 Please click here to read the case summary. The Kellerman case involved a construction company owner and wife/LLC co-owners (the Kellermans) who were denied a claim for bankruptcy estate exemption for Mr. Kellerman’s Self-Directed IRA. […]

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