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IRA or LLC…or Both? How to Protect Yourself wit...

Seasoned self-directed investors prepare for contingencies, particularly when engaged in alternative assets such as real estate and private lending. Often this includes safeguards. Acquiring investments with a limited liability company (LLC) can provide such a safeguard, but there is another possibility as well: Self-directed, tax-advantaged savings accounts like IRAs, Solo 401(k)s, or Health Savings Accounts. … Read More

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Exploring a Checkbook IRA

Self-directed investing offers extensive opportunities for your tax-advantaged accounts by placing the full power of diversification in your hands. Real estate, private equity, and other alternative investment options are all available to your IRA, 401(k), or Health Savings Account. Within this investment space lies a specific approach that provides even greater flexibility: the Checkbook IRA. … Read More

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What is a Checkbook IRA?

What is a Checkbook IRA? Checkbook IRAs allow investors to directly manage their retirement funds and allocate them toward investments. Contrary to popular belief, a Checkbook IRA is not a separate retirement plan type. From a tax benefit standpoint, a Checkbook IRA can be a Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or any other self-directed retirement account. … Read More

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Pros and Cons of a Checkbook IRA

A Checkbook IRA is an investment approach that allows the account holder to write checks using the IRA’s cash. The account holder achieves this control by establishing and managing an account-owned entity (often an LLC). This setup allows investors to manage their cash and account assets directly as the LLC/entity manager. Ready to open a … Read More

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