Everyone is talking about health care. "How could the politicians do this with a strong majority of American in opposition?" This video provides some insight into the never-ending string of government takeovers, and seeing the whole picture is alarming. One lesson from all of this is that … [Read more...] about Is the Health Care Bill a Distraction From What’s Next?
Get 5 Steps to Freedom Book on Kindle Now!
Finally! I've received many requests to make the book available in Kindle format. We started working on that about 6 months ago, and as of just a few days ago, it's available. Go here to purchase 5 Steps To Freedom on Kindle. The book is more than financial education... it's an action plan. … [Read more...] about Get 5 Steps to Freedom Book on Kindle Now!
Getting Around Prohibited Transactions
Prohibited transactions is a chief topic when exploring self-directed IRA & Solo 401(k) investing. When a person first discovers that his retirement accounts have been chained to Wall Street brokerages without necessity, his mind starts to imagine the possibilities. Real Estate? Yes. Private … [Read more...] about Getting Around Prohibited Transactions
Tax Return for UBIT – Does your retirement plan own leveraged real estate or an active business?
Just a quick, last-minute reminder... If your IRA owns mortgage-leveraged real estate, you owe UBIT. If your IRA or 401(k) owns an active business structured as a pass through entity (such as an LLC or partnership), you owe UBIT. If your 401(k) owns mortgage-leveraged real estate AND the … [Read more...] about Tax Return for UBIT – Does your retirement plan own leveraged real estate or an active business?
Book Announcement: UNLIMITED INVESTING
In case you haven't heard through the grapevine, my new book, UNLIMITED INVESTING With a Self-Directed IRA LLC or Solo 401(k): Break Free From Wall Street To Build Real Wealth With Alternative Investments, will be available soon. I've joined … [Read more...] about Book Announcement: UNLIMITED INVESTING
Is my home an investment?
Recently I received a question from somebody looking into self-directed IRA/401(k) investment for themselves. They said, "I ran this by my financial planner in New York who said to roll over my IRA to put some of its money into my home is illegal." This statement is technically correct. Putting IRA … [Read more...] about Is my home an investment?
Recessionproof, bubbleproof real estate investing with a Self-Directed IRA LLC or Solo 401k
So the housing market tanked. It caused many people to run away from real estate investing, but the real estate opportunities are growing. I'm not talking about the ability to buy properties for cheaply and sell them for more. This video examines how investing for income differs from investing for … [Read more...] about Recessionproof, bubbleproof real estate investing with a Self-Directed IRA LLC or Solo 401k
Tool for Battling Coming Inflation
If you've been following my blog, you know that I take great interest in understanding money. Why every single human who uses money on a regular basis doesn't also share this interest is beyond me. With trillions of dollars created by actions of Congress, the Federal Reserve, and the Treasury … [Read more...] about Tool for Battling Coming Inflation