When you learn about the history of a Self Directed IRA (and retirement accounts in general), you will get grounded in the facts. This way you'll be able to parse a lot of what's written about Self Directed IRAs and know what is true, and whether there is validity in the critiques from the financial community.
The IRS Has Extended Your 2020 Deadline The IRS has provided automatic tax deadline extensions to people on a state-by-state basis. This includes the deadline to make 2020 IRA contributions. The good news for you is that you may still have time to open an account and get a deduction for 2020. Find out [...]
Interesting Places For Retirement Everybody thinks of retirement a little bit differently. Maybe you envision a beachfront, a café with a good novel, or a trip to the nursery to finally get that bicolor butterfly bush you always wanted. Whatever you see, there will always be a practical question beside it. Where is the best place for me [...]
Last week we started a discussion about the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. This is an official IRS document that outlines what taxpayers can expect in the way of fair treatment. The first half of the list focused on elements of the product and the system. Now we’ll jump into the second half of the list which covers some more fundamental rights, as well as one that functions as an obvious olive branch.
When you open a Self Directed IRA, one of the great side benefits is getting educated about tax law. You find out how retirement benefits work, the ins and outs of Prohibited Transactions, and different applications of filing. What happens, though, when the system breaks down? We’ve all felt general annoyance with the IRS, [...]
Finding an alternative asset to invest in after establishing your Self-Directed IRA is one thing. Having the unassailable confidence to then go ahead and invest your precious retirement money in it is another. But how about putting $822,800 into a digital, intangible currency instead of investing more conservatively in the stock market? Most would [...]
Simply because the existence of Self-Directed IRAs is not common knowledge, it leaves many wondering whether or not the investment vehicle is even legal. Rest assured: it absolutely is. Your unfamiliarity with SD IRAs is often due to traditional retirement investing firms shielding their clients from the ability to venture into alternative investments, [...]
First things first: you cannot live in a property that is presently owned by your IRA. That is one of the chief items in the list of actions prohibited by the IRS regarding investing in a Self-Directed IRA. That being said, I promise I did not mislead you with the title of this [...]
The ins and outs of Self-Directed IRAs and all their accompanying rules can sometimes get too dense to sift through in writing, especially when it's written in complex language. If you're looking for an easily accessible alternative, Broad Financial's own Jeff Astor distilled all that information down into plain English on is recent [...]
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