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Investing with Disqualified Parties in a Self Directed IRA

Your self-directed IRA is a huge tool for creating tax-free or tax-deferred wealth, but it is fraught with technical rules and potentially deadly pitfalls.  One of those pitfalls is doing transactions with parties that are “disqualified”, namely spouses and lineal ascendants and descendants (parents, kids, etc).   Thus, you can’t borrow from your mother’s IRA […]

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What is a Self Directed IRA for Real Estate?

This articles discusses what a self directed IRA for real estate is, and how it is different than a regular IRA. An IRA is an individual retirement account. Each person can set up his or her own account, and can have more than one IRA account. IRA accounts fall into several categories, including: Traditional – […]

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