Entries by Jim Hitt

Self-Directed IRA Update: Bill Gross – The Last 40 Years Are Unsustainable

Self-Directed IRA enthusiasts take heart: People who concentrate their investments in traditional bonds and bond mutual funds and other conventional income vehicles have a very steep uphill climb. Now’s the time to diversify part of your portfolio out of the bond markets and into more off-the-beaten-path assets that can still deliver some yield. Bill Gross, […]

Self-Directed IRAs: What Are Your Retirement Goals?

Before you start investing, it’s important to evaluate your retirement goals. If you’re young, in your 20s and 30s, this might seem like a strange proposition. After all, retirement is so far away that you don’t really even want to think about it. But it’s during these financially formative years that you set the course […]