Investing

Self-Directed IRA Rules, Assets, and Prohibited Transactions

Self-Directed IRA Rules, Assets, and Prohibited Transactions

Uncertain market conditions can make even the best investors question their retirement decisions. While there are many flashy investments for retirement planning, the best types of investments are proven ones.  While a traditional IRA provides offers a proven portfolio of investments with steady long-term growth, sometimes investors want an extra cushion against inflation or something more stable. Unfortunately, traditional and…

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How to Form a Real Estate LLC: Benefits and Costs 

How to Form a Real Estate LLC: Benefits and Costs 

Is it a good idea to form a real estate limited liability company LLC after buying a property?  After raising capital for real estate, it’s often recommended to protect your investment by forming a real estate limited liability company (LLC).  A real estate LLC offers extraordinary benefits for a real estate business. But does that mean it’s the right choice…

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Are REITs a Good Investment? How About in Economic Downturns?

Are REITs a Good Investment? How About in Economic Downturns?

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer an affordable way to invest in real estate without lots of capital.  In addition, REIT dividends can feel like a shelter in a storm because they offer consistency as an inflation investment. However, anyone considering this option should do their due diligence before they invest in real estate.  This begs the question, are REITs…

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Three Hot Crypto Staking Misconceptions: Is It Worth It?

Three Hot Crypto Staking Misconceptions: Is It Worth It?

Is there anything more misunderstood than crypto? It’s hard to find the balance between “the hype” and “the dismissals.”  Embracing digital assets doesn’t need to be an all-or-nothing investing choice. Anyone who invests in cryptocurrencies has a wide range of options for earning passive income using a combination of classic stocks and commodities investments while also embracing the blockchain network. …

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What Should You Invest In During Inflation to Remain Safe?

What Should You Invest In During Inflation to Remain Safe?

What are the best inflation investments? It’s understandable to want to be insulated now that inflation has hit a 40-year high. Is there room for anxiety and pessimism? Sure. However, I find that it’s always important to search for that silver lining when things are getting topsy-turvy in the market.  While other people are panicking about inflation, you could be…

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