Learn How to Double Your ROI With a Self Directed IRA (Individual Retirement Account)

Learn How to Double Your ROI With a Self Directed IRA (Individual Retirement Account)

A self directed IRA is a vehicle that allows you to choose which investments you want to buy or sell, while still being eligible for either deferred tax or tax free income. You are able to invest tax free or tax deferred in investments that you understand, and with the ability to have compound interest working for you, you can build up your retirement income with a self directed IRA in no time at all.

While investing in retirement funds with real estate and other assets has been around for a good many years, you may not have heard of them. Because, the great majority of banks and brokerage houses focus on stocks, mutual funds, and CDs, most people think that is all you can invest in. As they, the banks and brokerage houses, give you no choice when you invest your money with them. Indeed the misconception that mutual funds, stocks and CDs are all you can invest in, has been around so long, some financial advisors who have not heard of a self directed IRA, don’t know any different. As long as you follow the rules, a self directed IRA is the best way to save for your retirement.

Some of you have asked, is your self directed IRA guaranteed, well it is not. You get very few investments these days that are guaranteed. However, having said that, if you go to my website, the URL of which is at the foot of this article, you will find one of the very few investments, where the ROI is guaranteed. Actually the ROI is guaranteed to be at least double what you earned last year. Most investors feel that it is better to invest in areas that they know, rather than stay with the assets the banks and brokerage houses “allow” you to invest in.

A prohibited transaction can result in the disqualification of your IRA, with strict tax penalties.
The IRS defines a prohibited transaction as follows:
“Generally a prohibited transaction is any improper use of your IRA account or annuity by you, your beneficiary or any disqualified person. Disqualified persons include your fiduciary and members of your family (spouse, ancestor, lineal descendant, and any spouse of lineal descendant).”–Source IRS Publication 590

You may not buy or sell an investment to a disqualified person. The self directed IRA is there to provide you with a nest egg in your retirement. It is not there for you to use now. Transactions can not benefit you in an indirect way either. That is not allowed. Here are some of the indirect benefits that are not allowed. You may not personally use real estate bought through your IRA. You can not use a house for a vacation, or as an office, you can not live in it. You can not borrow money from your IRA. Unrelated Business Income Tax or UBIT, occurs with an investment that generates income with debt financing, (eg buying real estate with a non recourse loan in an IRA) and is responsible for UBIT in direct proportion to the income that’s debt financed.

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