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Real Estate and UDFI Tax

Real Estate and UDFI Tax

10/29/2020

Unrelated Debt-Financed Income (UDFI) Tax: What Real Estate Investors Need to Know WHAT IS UNRELATED DEBT-FINANCED...

Dealing With Student Loans

Dealing With Student Loans

10/22/2020

We hear it over and over that student loans are at all-time highs. Student loans prohibit Millennials from getting...

Florida Self-Directed IRAs

Florida Self-Directed IRAs

08/31/2020

Investors in Florida have utilized self-directed IRAs as a tax strategy when buying and selling investments for...

Tips to Handle Your Inheritance

Tips to Handle Your Inheritance

08/06/2020

Baby Boomers are currently the wealthiest generation in history. But going forward, the Gen-Xers and Millennials...

Forex Trading In Your Self-Directed IRA

Foreign Investing in an IRA

07/23/2020

Diversification is the key to investment success. If your current portfolio holds a variety of publicly traded...

Helping Your Children Build Wealth

Helping Your Child Build Wealth

07/09/2020

Budgeting, managing debt, saving for big purchases (such as a house or car), and saving for retirement are part of...

Investing in Space

Investing in Space

06/05/2020

Could space be the next stock boom? Investing in space carries substantial risks and rewards as the industry is...

Loan Money Like a Bank

Loan Money Like a Bank

04/23/2020

Wouldn’t it be nice to be a bank and lend money out for a 30-year mortgage at a fixed rate of return secured by the...

2020 IRA Contribution Limits

2020 IRA Contribution Limits

10/29/2019

Self-directed IRAs are a great way to save for retirement while deferring taxes on alternative investments like...

Tips to Improve Your Password

Tips to Improve Your Password

01/28/2019

Your password is one of the most important layers of your personal information security. It is typically the only...

Fair Market Valuations

Fair Market Valuations

02/22/2018

Every year, the IRS requires a report of the value of your IRA assets. This is not a requirement only for...

What Is a Real Estate IRA

What Is a Real Estate IRA?

05/17/2017

Have you ever heard about real estate investing with IRAs? Did you know you can use retirement funds to invest...

What Is a Self-Directed IRA

What Is a Self-Directed IRA?

05/12/2017

Most people understand traditional and Roth IRAs, 401(k)s, and even SEP and SIMPLE plans for small business owners....

IRA Transfer Process

IRA Transfer Process

05/24/2016

A “transfer” is a movement of funds between two IRA’s. These type of transactions do not have to be reported to the...

Unrelated Business Income Tax

Unrelated Business Income Tax

05/06/2013

One of the most complicated areas of self-directed IRAs is Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT). It is commonly...