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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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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IRA Financial Group Announces List of Most Popular Investments for Self-Directed IRA Clients For September 2017

October 5th, 2017

Cryptocurrency and real estate were the two most popular self-directed IRA investments for September 2017 IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of “checkbook control” self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) plan solutions, announces the top three most popular self-directed IRA investments for clients for September 2017, which were cryptocurrency, real estate, and hard-money lending. “In […]

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What is the Real Estate IRA Solution?

September 14th, 2017

A Real Estate IRA LLC is generally also referred to as a Self Directed IRA LLC with “Checkbook Control”. A Real Estate IRA LLC or Self-Directed IRA LLC with “Checkbook Control” plan is an IRS and tax court approved structure that will allow you to use your IRA funds to purchase real estate or make […]

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