Entries by Jim Hitt

Investing in Tax Liens with Self-Directed IRAs

Most of you who are reading this article are probably already familiar with Self-Directed IRAs. These marvelous vehicles for retirement savings have been around for several decades and have become a staple in the retirement portfolios of millions of Americans. But there is a good chance you have not heard of using tax liens with […]

Self-Directed Solo 401(K)

When saving for retirement, many people use a Self-Directed Solo 401(K) plan. This plan is designed particularly for small businesses which employ only themselves and their spouse. Since passage of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Act of 2001 (EGTRRA) Solo 401(K) plans became a much better choice for sole proprietorships. This law allows one […]

Self-Directed IRA Private Lending

What is Self-Directed IRA Private Lending? One of the many lesser known but lucrative ways to benefit from your Self-Directed IRA is through private lending. Perhaps the best “alternative asset” to is providing others with the capital to make major purchases such as real estate. Instead of a bank collecting the interest, the Self-Directed IRA […]