3 Top Tips to Help With Retirement Planning

Planning for your retirement is essential to ensure you have a good quality of life as you get older and no longer work. It’s important to have a solid savings plan in place now, so you can make the most of your money when you retire. With that in mind, here are three tips to […]

3 things you should know about your self-directed IRA

Whether you’ve already made the move to a self-directed IRA, or it’s simply an option you’ve put on the table to consider, it’s important to know as much as you can before moving forward – after all, the benefits of self-directed IRAs are commensurate with the risks. If you jump in without learning everything you […]

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Self-directed Investment

A self-directed IRA can be an amazing way to make the most of your retirement planning, but it’s not a wholly foolproof approach; if you don’t do your homework and put in the proper effort, you’re going to come out behind what you would with a more traditional, hands-off arrangement. To make sure you’re a […]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Liability & Increase Your Nest Egg

There are many ways to decrease your tax liability and self-directed IRAs are just one of them. It’s that time of year when we are all scrambling to get our taxes done unless you are one of folks that happen to have everything completed February 1. In that case, here’s the pat on the back […]

The Government Wants To Give You Free Money… Will You Take It?

As the days tick down toward the holiday season, kids are eagerly anticipating what Santa will leave them in their stockings. Well, Uncle Sam wants to give YOU a gift as well – that’s right, the government wants to hand you some money. Although most people would love to get free money handed to them […]

Retirement: You Need to Plan Now

It’s difficult to think ahead and even harder still to plan, 20 to 30 years in advance. However, it is crucial to a prosperous retirement that you start planning now, or be left wondering why you never invested in your future when retirement age rolls around. According to the Government Accountability Office, “About half of […]

Should You Put Your Future In The Stock Market’s Hands Today?

If you have money in the stock market via direct stock ownership, mutual funds, SMA’s (separately managed accounts) or some other “variable investment” then this is the question you need to ask now. If you are in the stock market, then you’ve already answered part of this question: You are putting your future in the […]

How Self-Directed IRA’s Are Saving the American Dream

Decades ago people left their home country, traveled great distances with only the clothes on their back and a suitcase in hand. They were heading to a place called America. They didn’t speak the language. They didn’t know the customs. They had no idea what awaited them when they landed in this new country. Often […]

July 23rd IRA Insiders Webinar – Real Estate

Every month, Specialized IRA Services hosts an IRA Insiders webinar. These monthly webinars reveal strategies, steps, tactics, and best practices to invest inside your IRA helping you achieve financial freedom through ongoing cash flow. Click here now to reserve your seat in this month’s webinar. From titling to partnering to purchase agreements – and so much […]

How to Buy Real Estate in Your IRA

Did you know you can buy real estate in your IRA? You may have heard that it’s possible but are not quite sure how it works. I’ll walk you through the three step IRA real estate investing process one step at a time. The good news is it’s simple and easy. Step 1: Decide you need a […]

What is a Self-Directed IRA and How Do You Know if You Have One?

If you are serious about creating consistent, predictable, secure wealth for today and tomorrow it’s imperative you know the difference. Failure to understand the difference between what I call a “plain vanilla IRA” and a “truly self-directed IRA” can mean the difference between failure and success, poor or rich, slave or free. (I’m only slightly exaggerating here). What is […]