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Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA, Will Be Attending The Atlanta REIA Vendor Trade Show & New Year Celebration On January 9th, 2012

Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA-a National Provider of Self-Directed IRAs, will be attending the Atlanta REIA Vendor Trade Show & New Year Celebration on January 9th, 2012. American IRA will be participating both as a vendor and as a sponsor at this event.

Mr. Hitt shares, “There will be some great speakers at this event that will cover some of my favorite topics such as real estate investing, what to expect in the real estate market in 2012, and setting realistic, easily achievable goals.”

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American IRA Asks “Do You Know Where Your Keys Are At?”

American IRA, a National Provider of Self-Directed IRAs, asks “Do you know where your keys are at?”. Everyone knows that they can’t unlock anything unless they have the correct key. American IRA has recently restructured their staff in order to make sure that each employee is the right employee for their area of responsibility.

Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA, says “The key to excellent customer services is making sure that each employee is placed in a role which matches their individual talents. The right fit opens the door for them to flourish in their roles allowing us to move toward our customer service goal…the WOW factor!”

Introducing the American IRA team in their new roles:

Sean McKay: Vice President of Business Development

Traci Murdock: Vice President of Compliance

Jennifer Emert: Executive Administrator

Rebecca Stinnett: Office Manager

Diann Rogers: Customer Care Executive

Erika Early: Transaction Specialist

I’juana Parks: Funding Specialist

Dalton Emert: Web Designer

This restructuring is effective immediately and is already proving that the American IRA team is comprised of some very talented personnel that all share one common goal…providing the WOW factor to their customers!

Mr. Hitt closes, “I am pleased with the development of each and every employee and the level of commitment they demonstrate on a daily basis.”

American IRA Announces They Have Upgraded Their Home Page Adding More Options, More Content And Easier Navigation

American IRA, A National Provider Of Self-Directed IRAs, announces they have upgraded their home page adding more options, more content and easier navigation! With their mission to provide the highest level of customer service in the self directed retirement industry, they focus on continual improvement in all aspects of their business.

Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA, says “The statement ‘If it’s not broken don’t fix it!’ is about as antiquated as washing your clothes in the stream by hand. Providing excellent customer service is all about asking yourself, your staff, and your clients ‘What is it we can do to make our customer experience even better?’ Continual improvement, the WOW factor…that is what we strive for every day!”

The new American IRA home page’s top 10 features:

10. A crisper, cleaner look
9. Collapsible buttons for easier navigation and less scrolling.
8. New Dynamic Banners
7. Non-Recourse Lenders
6. FAQs
5. Articles
4. Upcoming Events
3. Client Testimonials
2. Client Login
1. Free Resources

Mr. Hitt says “Our new home page has a new look and feel and still contains all the resources you are used to plus more. We will keep you up to date as we continue to strive toward that WOW factor.”

When asked why they continue to make improvements when they are already getting great survey results from satisfied customers, the answer is resoundingly the same “The positive survey results are great and yet, each new comment raises the bar encouraging us to be more innovative and more determined to improve upon our customer’s experience”.

About: American IRA, LLC was established in 2004 by James C. Hitt in Asheville, NC.

The mission of American IRA is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self directed retirement industry. Mr. Hitt and his team have grown the company to over $250 million in assets under administration by educating the public that their self-directed IRA account can invest in a variety of assets such as real estate, private lending, limited liability companies, precious metals and much more!

To learn more about American IRA, LLC and self-directed IRAs/self-directed Solo 401(k)s, please contact our office at 1-866-7500-IRA(472).

American IRA Thanks Their Clients for a Great Year and Announces Extension of its Referral Rewards Program Through January

American IRA, A National Provider of Self-Directed IRAs, thanks their clients for a great year and, due to the overwhelming response, announces the extension of their “Referral Rewards” program through January 31st, 2012. Their year end results are amazing and, as any good business owner knows, it is the clients that made it all possible.

Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA, extends his thanks “This year has brought with it a lot of changes; the transition from Entrust Carolinas to American IRA being the most noteworthy of those changes. With that change, came improvements to all our technology products, a new look and feel in regards to our documents and a new website. Through it all, our customers were very supportive and I am grateful to each and every client for their continued support. We are continuing to make improvements to our website, adding more content and making it more user friendly. We have also had many rule changes within our staff in order to maximize the level of customer service we bring to our clients. And, yes, due to the overwhelming response, we are extending the “Referral Rewards”. Again, I can not thank our clients enough for making this a great year!”

As a reminder, here are the details of the “Referral Rewards” program:

That’s right, they are their “Referral Rewards” program in which their clients can save money on their account fees.

Here’s the details:

For each person they refer to American IRA, LLC that opens and funds an account, American IRA will give the client a $50 discount that will be applied to their account fees.

They may refer as many people as they like. There is no ceiling as to how much they can save on their account fees.

Note: Terms of eligibility:

When the person they referred opens their account they need to put on their application the name of the client that referred them.

Discounts will be applied to their account fees and are not transferable to cash.

That’s it! It is that easy!

And, YES, that is correct, there is no limit on the amount of people they can refer and no limit on the amount they can save on their account fees.

This program will run until January 31st, 2011.

American IRA Thanks The Men And Woman Of Our Armed Forces For Making Our Way Of Life Possible

Jim Hitt CEO of American IRA, a national provider of self directed IRAs, urges everyone to take action in December and give thanks to the men and women of the armed forces who make our way of life possible. “Without these men and women we would not be free to follow our dreams. We owe a great deal of thanks to the men and women currently serving in our armed forces, to the men and women who served and were lost, and to the families of the men and women of our armed forces who have sacrificed by giving up their time with their loved ones and in some cases by losing those loved ones. From the bottom of my heart, I would like to say Thank You to all the people who are and were in the armed forces and to the families of those brave men and women.”

At this time of year, especially, it is important that we remember some of these brave men and women are now alone in retirement homes, personal care homes, and even homeless shelters. It is time that all Americans take a time out…a few minutes…a half hour…an hour…whatever time they can spare to visit with those veterans that are alone. Some of these individuals will show their appreciation when you visit, others will not be able to show their appreciation…still all will have appreciated having someone take time out of their schedule to simply say “thank you”. If everyone stops and focuses on how much time these individuals sacrificed for us, then they must realize that taking this small portion of time out of their day pales in comparison.

This video, the “2011 West Virginia University Marching Band Armed Forces Salute“, is an amazing, moving, and very well done tribute to the Armed Forces.

Now is the time to take action! Don’t let those brave men and women get through this holiday season without hearing a heartfelt “Thank You”.

American IRA, LLC Thanks Bob J. For An Excellent Testimonial And More Importantly For Being A Valued Client

The American IRA team works hard to bring personalized customer service to each and every client and the biggest reward is receiving a testimonial from a valued client.

Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA, says “Our goal is to provide excellent customer service and seeing clients like Bob that are successful and happy is the culmination of that goal.”

So, what did Bob J. say? Here’s his testimonial:

“Dear Jim,

Just wanted to take a moment and thank you for your outstanding service provided during my recent purchase of stock.

As this was my first “buy in” experience, I was unfamiliar with the process and options available to me using self directed IRA funds. I was truly appreciative of your “over and above” commitment having spent a great deal of time and conversations, both with me and our company attorney coordinating this event.

I must also compliment your staff, specifically Traci, Diann, and Sean, who from the first phone call, were very knowledgeable and courteous, providing quick responses and easily available by phone. Your company has come highly recommended to me, and now I understand why.

Thanks again for sharing your expertise and I look forward to working with you in the future.

Bob J.
Vice President Sales & Marketing
PDS LLC”

American IRA Announces Their Attendance At The 1031 Exchange Meeting in the Kentucky Mountains

American IRA, Self-directed IRA Administrator and Proud Sponsor of the 1031 Exchange Meeting in the Kentucky Mountains, announces their attendance as a vendor and premiere speaker at this 3 day information packed event.

James C. Hitt, CEO of American IRA, boasts “The 1031 Exchange Meetings are real estate exchange meetings involving millions of dollars worth of real estate. They are attended by people from all over the country and are always packed with excitement and lots of interesting deals plus they are located in the beautiful Cabins at Birch Hollow.”

Savvy investors at this event know that IRS Code 1031 is a tax deferral mechanism and many of them use self-directed IRAs to further defer and, in some cases, eliminate taxes altogether on their real estate exchanges.

To benefit the less seasoned investors, James C. Hitt, CEO and founder of American IRA, will be a premiere speaker at this event sharing his 30+ years of experience as an investor and educating the group about his favorite investment tool, Self-directed IRAs. Many new investors are amazed when they find out their self-directed IRAs can invest in a variety of assets such as real estate, private lending, limited liability companies, precious metals and much more!

There are many other notable topics that will be covered at this event including:

Continuous Ed “Tax Deferred 1031 Exchanges” Presented by Gregory D. Smith, Esq., Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. (IPX)

“Public Insurance Adjusting” Presented by Rich Michelson, RISCO

“Commercial Insurance” Presented by Jason Roberts, Edward Frank Insurance Company

This event is certified by The Society of Exchange Counselors.