The plan asset rule, among other things, is used to determine whether or not a retirement plan is involved in a prohibited transaction. A PT happens when a plan enters into a transaction with a disqualified person. In our previous post, we covered how to make a list of disqualified persons for a … [Read more...] about What is the Plan Asset Rule?
The most notable difference between endeavors down the path of using a self directed IRA versus traditional investing is the unique rules that apply to the former. The extremely simple rule is that an IRA (specifically) cannot buy life insurance or collectibles (such as rugs, works of art, alcohol, … [Read more...] about Prohibited Transaction Basics