Welcome to the
Directed IRA Podcast

The #1 podcast on self-directing your
IRAs and taking control of your retirement™

Directed IRA Podcast Overview

Join our hosts, seasoned tax lawyers Mat Sorensen and Mark Kohler, co-founders of Directed IRA & Directed Trust Company, as they navigate the intricate landscape of strategies, investments, legal structures, tax rules, and potential pitfalls for investors in the realm of self-directed retirement accounts.

What is a Self-Directed IRA?
Getting Started (Episode 1:)

Ep.133 – The Benefits of Kids Roth IRAs and Teaching Financial Literacy

Ep.133 – The Benefits of Kids Roth IRAs and Teaching Financial Literacy

Join us in learning the benefits of Kids Roth IRAs and teaching children financial literacy through savings and investment. Discover why Kids Roth IRAs are ideal for college savings and retirement, the importance of earned income, and how to get started. We’ll provide practical tips and real-life examples to build a solid financial foundation.

Ep.132 – Why do you need an IRA/LLC.. [everything you need to know]

Ep.132 – Why do you need an IRA/LLC.. [everything you need to know]

In this episode, Mat sheds light on IRA LLCs, potentially known as Checkbook Control IRAs. He breaks down the intricacies of this structure, highlighting its rules, potential pitfalls, and the power it has over a self-directed IRA and how our clients at Directed IRA stay successful with them.

Ep.130 –  WEIRD Investments you can make with a Self-Directed IRA

Ep.130 – WEIRD Investments you can make with a Self-Directed IRA

At Directed IRA, we’ve witnessed individuals harnessing Self-Directed IRAs for unique investments. The possibilities are endless, from buying cattle to acquiring Mexican soccer teams and even investing in racehorses.

With a Self-Directed retirement account, you can explore many investment opportunities.

Live Podcast –  51 minutes of Pure Advice on how to Build Wealth

Live Podcast – 51 minutes of Pure Advice on how to Build Wealth

In this exclusive live audience podcast, recorded at the 2024 Self-Directed IRA Summit, @MarkJKohler and I delve into the immense power of self-directing. Joined by seasoned self-directed investors John Shekachi and Dr. David Anderson, we explore real-life deals and the substantial wealth they generate.

Ep.128 –  Who Should be YOUR Beneficiary of your IRA or 401K?

Ep.128 – Who Should be YOUR Beneficiary of your IRA or 401K?

In this episode, Mat and Mark emphasize the importance of proper beneficiary designations for retirement accounts. They highlight a critical story that illustrates the significance of updating your beneficiary information, emphasizing that even if you have a will or a trust, your beneficiary designation form trumps all.

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