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Self-Employed IRA: Look No Further than a SEP

Most employer retirement plans take the needs of both the employee and the employer into consideration. But what if the employee and employer are one and the same? Self-employed individuals may wonder about their retirement options, and, as with any self-directed investor, may want to put an alternative investment strategy to work for their futures … Read More

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What are Real Estate Options?

A real estate IRA doesn’t have to hold tangible property. The power of self-directed investing lies in your capacity to put almost any strategy to work for your retirement. There are many “subcategories” in the real estate field—long-term rental properties, fix & flips, land speculation, etc.—all of which your self-directed IRA can hold. Real estate options are other seldom-addressed … Read More

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How to Invest Your IRA in Gold and Precious Metals

Some people are surprised to learn that IRS rules allow them to hold real gold bullion, gold coins, and other precious metals with their retirement accounts. IRAs are not restricted to stocks, mutual funds, bonds, certificates of deposit, annuities, and other conventional financial products. Ready to open a precious metals IRA? Click here to begin our … Read More

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