Archive for August 2017

Why Do Self-Directed IRA’s Even Exist?

Classic American cars… Corrupt Labor Unions… pension raids… and even the implosion of an iconic American company!  Get ready to learn why IRA’s were created originally, and how that knowledge can help you avoid the IRA cataclysm known as the prohibited transaction.  This is Episode #6 of Self-Directed Investor Talk. —– My friends, today you…

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Prohibited Transactions and Your IRA

What’s the AMAZING thing about self-directed retirement accounts?  EXTRAORDINARY flexibility, of course.  What’s the WORST thing about self-directed retirement accounts?  EXTRAORDINARY flexibility, of course… whenever that flexibility leads to a dreaded prohibited transaction.  I’m Bryan Ellis.  Today you learn what a prohibited transaction is and how to avoid them… because your retirement account depends on…

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Clark Howard Gives Misleading Guidance About Self-Directed IRA’s

He’s one of America’s best-known financial advocates for individuals like you and me… he’s a best-selling author, host of a wildly successful radio show… and is widely respected among rational, reasonable people like you and me.  And where self-directed IRA’s are concerned, he’s giving toxically bad advice.  I’m Bryan Ellis.  I’ll tell you who he…

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Solo 401(k): The Tool That Renders Self-Directed IRA’s OBSOLETE!

What if you could have all of the benefits of a Self-Directed IRA… but those benefits are VASTLY AMPLIFIED… and the “downsides” of the Self Directed IRA… including automatic IRS scrutiny… practically vanish without a trace?  This is Episode #3 of Self Directed Investor Talk. —– You folks have continued to blow me away with awesome feedback and questions…

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The Checkbook IRA: Supreme Flexibility…or Audit Magnet?

Which popular, self-directed IRA investing strategy literally guarantees that your custodian is reporting your activities to the IRS?  I’m Bryan Ellis and you’ll find out right now in Episode #2 of Self Directed Investor Talk. —— A quick note, thank you for the huge response to episode No. 1 of Self Directed Investor Talk! I’m so grateful to you. Please keep…

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The IRS is on the Warpath Against Self-Directed IRA’s

Self-Directed Investor Talk Episode #1

Do you use a self-directed IRA?  If so, Bad news:  The IRS is on the warpath and you could be public enemy #1 to them.  I’m Bryan Ellis.  I’ll tell you what’s going on and what you can do about it right now, in this freshly updated edition of Episode #1. Hello, Self-Directed Investors coast to coast and all…

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