Self-directed IRAs have been around for years, but they’ve been gaining popularity recently among do-it-yourself investors. If this type of investment appeals to you, experts warn that they aren’t for everyone, and there are pitfalls associated with self-directed IRAs that could end up costing you money if you aren’t careful. Recently, many smart investors have exited the stock market because they have lost control of their investments. They have relied on the advice and skill of their brokers, bankers, and financial advisers. Many retirement accounts have dwindled or plateaued. Fortunately, there is a great but little-understood alternative: the self-directed IRA.
This book will teach you how to turn your IRA into a wealth-building tool that you have complete control over. This revised edition of Retire Rich With Your Self-Directed IRA will give you the tools you need to take control of your investments. These self-directed IRAs make it effortless for you to build up and keep hold of your IRA money.
In this book, you’ll find out how to benefit from the new IRS regulations that impact IRAs and how to stay away from problems. The self-directed IRA lets you act as your own investment manager. Learn how to set up your account with a custodian or IRA administrator to deal with the day-to-day activities, such as depositing contributions and executing and settling investment transactions. It’s easy, fun, and it puts you back in control of your retirement account. The authors combine essentials, insight, and insider secrets to secure a financial victory after retirement.