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Property in Paradise – A Fascinating Path to Ha...

Imagine an investment property that you could buy for a fraction of its market price and collect rent on, all without the hassle of having to pay the ongoing costs of being a landlord. If this seems too good to be true, you need only look to our friends in the Aloha State to see … Read More

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Depreciation of Real Estate IRA Assets

Question: If I purchase property with non-IRA funds, I can write off depreciation. I can’t if I buy it with my IRA. Why should I give up what appears to be such a significant tax advantage?  It’s true that you may give up the depreciation tax advantage by investing in real estate with a tax-advantaged … Read More

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Self-Directed Coverdell Education Savings Accou...

As education costs swell with each new generation, parents may need to think about saving up earlier than ever. Luckily, the Federal government provides some assistance for taxpayers. Ready to open a self-directed ESA? Click here to access our simple ESA Application Packet! There are two main account types that can help parents stay ahead of the … Read More

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Living in Your IRA-Owned Real Estate

Hopefully, your account-owned rental property has served your retirement plan well. What if you’ve decided you really want to retire and start living in your IRA-owned real estate? Ready to invest in real estate with your self-directed retirement plan? Click here to begin our easy online new account application. If the house was purchased by your Roth … Read More

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History of the Roth IRA

History of the Roth IRA In 1971, an army veteran from Delaware named William Victor Roth began his near-30-year tenure in the United States Senate. He sought to build upon his brief stint in the House of Representatives by tenaciously pursuing tax cuts for the American people. 26 years after his first election, Senator Roth … Read More

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