Entries by Sean McKay

Understanding Tax Liens as a Self-Directed IRA Investment

For many retirement investments, it’s easy to see the path forward. Many people like to buy stocks because of the familiarity. Other people like to buy real estate because they understand the scarcity of land. But what about retirement investing with Tax Liens? Well, as a Self-Directed IRA administration firm, we just serve as the […]

Who is Eligible for a Self-Directed Traditional IRA?

Ask around about retirement accounts and you’ll learn that the oldest in the United States is the Traditional IRA. In fact, it used to be known simply as an IRA, but times have changed so much and so many new accounts have been added that many people refer to it as the “Traditional IRA.” And […]

What Makes the Self-Directed SIMPLE IRA Different?

When you hear about investing with Self-Directed IRAs, you might hear about conventional accounts like Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Solo 401(k) plans. But the SIMPLE IRA isn’t always intuitive for new investors. However, it might be exactly what fits with you and your situation. How do you know? You have to know what makes […]

Who Can Invest in a Self-Directed SEP IRA?

It’s easy to think that some retirement accounts aren’t available to the average person. They sound like complicated tax situations, and many of us might not think we’d qualify. But that’s not always the case. One clear example is the Self-Directed SEP IRA. It’s true that most individuals who work as W-2 employees probably wouldn’t […]