Entries by Jim Hitt

Foundations for Success: How a Self-Directed IRA Can Help You Retire

How does controlling more of your retirement account help you retire? With a Self-Directed IRA, the options are numerous. Using self-direction in your retirement portfolio will give you access to a wide range of non-traditional assets for retirement investing—including real estate, precious metals, private notes, and more. But how can investors leverage this knowledge into […]

Can You Make Multiple Investments with a Self-Directed IRA?

When investors first hear about the kind of freedom they can have with a Self-Directed IRA, it’s common to get excited. After all, using an IRA opens multiple avenues for investing, including allowing investors to make use of their real estate experience with their retirement money. But because many people who invest in Self-Directed IRAs […]

Self-Directed Real Estate IRA Tips: Ways to Maximize Your Retirement Nest Egg

A Self-Directed Real Estate IRA—in other words, a Self-Directed IRA in which an investor holds real estate—can be a powerful way to build a retirement investment plan. Keeping real estate within one such account allows experienced real estate investors to leverage that experience into a long-term investment strategy. But how is that actually done? Let’s […]

How to Use a Self-Directed Single Member IRA LLC

In setting up maximum freedom and flexibility in one’s retirement account, investors sometimes come to the conclusion that the best way to do it is to use a Self-Directed Single Member IRA LLC. But what exactly is this process, and what does it take to set up? Furthermore, what are the benefits that can make […]