1. Benefits of a Self-Directed IRA

    We’ve mentioned it a number of times: you can use a self-directed IRA to apply for a non-recourse loan, which can then be used to purchase an investment property. We’ve focused nearly exclusively on the non-recourse lending side of things (which makes sense, considering that’s in our wheelhouse), but we’ve yet to spend some time discussing self-directed IRAs. A lot of people want to get in…Read More

  2. Vacation Trends to Watch

    The approach of spring means lots of things: warmer weather is on its way, plants and trees are getting closer to start budding, and, of course, vacations are soon to be booked. From spring break to Easter weekend, airline prices and the frequency of traffic jams are sure to be on the rise. This is just one vacation trend that we know and can frequently depend on. Yet what are some other examples …Read More

  3. The History of the FDIC

    Going to the bank, setting up an account, ATMs, it all seems so simple. We can get paid and hardly think twice about it with direct deposit, we can transfer money from accounts practically seamlessly, it’s 2017 and the banking system as we know it is about as easy as can be. Many of these factors can be accounted for the FDIC, otherwise known as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. But whe…Read More

  4. Buying investment real estate with your self directed IRA is not difficult.

    Buying investment real estate with your self directed IRA or IRA LLC or Solo K is not difficult. No more so than a personal investment in real estate. The only differen2013ce is the entity. Your retirement plan is the owner/buyer/borrower and all income and expenses flow to and from that entity. Loans are also available as long as it is a non recourse loan. Many investors nationwide are using thei…Read More