Private Placements in a Self-Directed Retirement Plan

Private Placements in a Self-Directed Retirement Plan

Private Placements are among the many types of nontraditional investments you can include in a self-directed retirement plan. What exactly is a private placement? It’s the sale of non-public securities by a company to a small number of select investors, done to raise...
Hedge Funds and Self-directed IRAs

Hedge Funds and Self-directed IRAs

Did you know that you can make investments in hedge funds through a self-directed IRA? It’s one of the many alternative investments allowed in these types of retirement plans. And it is big business.

Self-directed Investing and Real Estate

Self-directed Investing and Real Estate

Real estate maintains its value long term—in spite of short-term market fluctuations – because it’s finite. As a result, property becomes a valuable investment and when it comes to your retirement portfolio. When done right, it can really pack a punch.

What to Do with an Inherited IRA

What to Do with an Inherited IRA

Leaving IRA assets to your beneficiaries carries with it many tax and financial implications, and it is more complicated than inheriting cash from the sale of a family home or other assets.