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Earning Profits by Lending Money

We have recently discussed some interesting alternatives for self-directed IRA investments like real estate and private equities.  Another option you may not know about is lending money with your IRA. You can use it to make a loan to an individual or business. Many of our clients have used their self-directed IRAs to lend money to…


Case Study: Investing in the Local Bank

David Schaffer already had a self-directed Roth IRA through IRA Innovations. He had been a trusted  client of ours for years, and he decided he wanted to branch out a little more than he has in the past. He’s always been pretty conservative, and while he didn’t want to take too many risks, he felt…


Investing in Private Equities: The Future Big Business

What if, years ago, you had invested in small, start-up, private companies like HP, Merck, IBM, Disney, or GE? These huge companies that are now public were once private entities that went on to become pillars of the American business landscape. If you had invested in any of these before they “made it,” you would…


Self-Directed IRA’s: Main Street investments, not Wall Street investments

Single family homes, condos, commercial buildings, farm land, timber land. These types of real estate don’t typically come to mind when you think of your IRA, but they should. More and more people are finding out that investing in real estate using their retirement accounts is possible. Depending on each individual situation, it can be…


Starting Retirement Planning Right Now

Here at IRA Innovations where retirement savings are our primary focus, we see account holders from all walks of life. What we’ve seen over the years is that many people don’t start their initial savings for retirement until their early 30’s to early 40’s.    The consequences of not establishing a tax-favored retirement account at…


Understanding Private Placements In Self Directed IRAs

As an IRA owner, there are numerous investment options to choose from ranging from low risk to high risk. Because self-directed IRA owners have the freedom to direct their IRA towards investing in anything that the IRS regulations allow, there are types of investments that have become prevalent in the industry One of the most…


Investing In Your Future: Financial Tips For Your 30s

Your 20s have come and gone, and settling down is something weighing heavily on your mind. With major life changes on the horizon, your 30s are a prime time to readjust how you invest. Though each investment plan is individual, here are some tips to help you adjust your investment strategies to fit your 30s….


Starting a Self Directed IRA

Secure financial stability is something everyone hopes to achieve. With the roller coaster ride the stock market has been in past years, many people have become disenchanted with what traditional investments offer. However, they believe they are stuck having to invest in only theses types of assets When it comes to preparing for retirement and…