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American IRA Discusses Investing in Mobile Home Parks with a Self-Directed IRA
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American IRA Discusses Investing in Mobile Home Parks with a Self-Directed IRA

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ MAY 13, 2019 (STL.News) With the freedom afforded to investors with a Self-Directed IRA, a number of different assets can be included in a retirement portfolio. But one investment type that not many retirement investors consider, according to a recent post at American IRA: a mobile home park. “You may never have thought about investing in mobile home parks,” writes the post, published at American IRA’s site at http://www.AmericanIRA.com. But it points out that the Self-Directed IRA can be a powerful tool for diversifying a portfolio into alternative assets such as real estate. An investment in a mobile home park would mean separating some retirement money out of the traditional investments of funds and in the stock market, which adds another layer of security wit...
American IRA Discusses Buying Commercial Property Through a Self-Directed IRA
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American IRA Discusses Buying Commercial Property Through a Self-Directed IRA

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ MAY 11, 2019 (STL.News) Holding real estate through a Self-Directed IRA allows retirement investors to build wealth without relying solely on the stock market. But there is one area which many investors, according to American IRA, often overlook: commercial property. Holding commercial property within a Self-Directed IRA is a “hard asset that you can see,” according to a recent post at American IRA’s blog. And investors can “understand [commercial properties] more thoroughly than many of your financial assets,” which makes it possible for a commercial property to add new income to an IRA when the investments are made properly. The article noted that while commercial properties can be very complicated investments, it’s possible for investors to use a team of prof...
American IRA Discusses the Best and Worst Markets for Self-Directed Real Estate IRA Investors
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American IRA Discusses the Best and Worst Markets for Self-Directed Real Estate IRA Investors

  ASHEVILLE, N.C./ MAY 08, 2019 (STL.News) Owning property within a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA can allow investors to use leverage to make a retirement portfolio grow. But is it the same in every area? According to a recent post at American IRA, not all opportunities are built the same. That means there are best and worst markets for Self-Directed Real Estate IRA investors—with the blog post reacting to a recent study by Owners.com. According to Owners.com, areas like Hartford, CT, and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL can be good for home buyers, which in turn is good for Self-Directed Real Estate IRA investors who hold property within a Self-Directed IRA. With bargains in these homes, investors can have more confidence that their real estate will sell for a higher price or f...
American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA Administration Firm Explains the Top Cryptocurrencies
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American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA Administration Firm Explains the Top Cryptocurrencies

  ASHEVILLE, N.C./ APRIL 18, 2019 (STL.News) Cryptocurrencies have taken the financial world by storm, and no one with a retirement plan can afford to ignore them. That’s according to a recent post at the Self-Directed IRA administration firm American IRA, which used its blog platform to discuss some of the most popular cryptocurrencies. According to the post, the hype exploded in 2017 when the market capitalization for these cryptocurrencies went from $18 billion to $800 billion in just twelve short months. But with cryptocurrencies pulling back, American IRA had to ask whether these might be good investments to hold for people planning retirement. To that end, the blog post broke down some of the most popular cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP)...
American IRA Discusses Doing Due Diligence on Self-Directed IRA Advisors
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American IRA Discusses Doing Due Diligence on Self-Directed IRA Advisors

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ APRIL 15, 2019 (STL.News) Why do investors need to do proper due diligence before working with Self-Directed IRA advisors? According to a recent post at American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA firm based in Asheville, North Carolina, a recent episode in which someone did not perform their due diligence proved to be highly problematic. The article at American IRA highlights the case of Perry Santillo, the founder/CEO of a Baltimore-based wealth management company as well as the popular host of a radio broadcast called “The Money Guys.” According to the American IRA article, Santillo was found to have solicited at least 99 investors, trying to convince them to buy annuities and other assets with their existing retirement accounts and rolling the proceeds into a Self-Dire...