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Directed IRA Podcast

The #1 podcast on self-directing your
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Directed IRA Podcast Overview

A show dedicated to educating and informing self-directed IRA and 401(k) investors on strategies, investments, legal structures, tax rules, and pitfalls. Hosted by tax lawyers Mat Sorensen and Mark Kohler who are also co-founders of Directed IRA & Directed Trust Company.

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

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

Yes, your IRA can own real estate. From the rental down the street, to a flip in another city, to a short-term vacation rental – these are all investments you can own with a Self-Directed IRA at Directed IRA. Mat and Mark break down the rules and structures for these common investments.

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

EP 20 – IRA Partnering with individuals or other accounts

Partnering in your IRA and other retirement accounts can be a powerful strategy that can open the doors to more investment opportunities. But, buyer beware, there are some unique rules that come with these types of partnerships. Mat and Mark break down all the rules to help you stay up to date with these industry-leading strategies. Take control of your retirement by investing in what you know.

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

EP 18 – Roth IRA Conversions and Chunking Strategies

Roth IRAs and Roth 401(k)s grow and come out tax-free at retirement. Mark and Mat outline the steps to get to Roth (it’s for high-income earners too) from traditional IRA or 401(k)s and cover the sweet spots to keep the tax burden low when converting to Roth.

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

EP 17 – When Does Your IRA Have to Pay Taxes? UBIT and UDFI Explained

Mat and Mark outline how you can invest in Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrency with an IRA or 401k. They go over the three strategies available which can all be accomplished at Directed IRA. 1. Having your IRA directly own a crypto trading account at Gemini through our special strategic relationship (no IRA/LLC required). 2. Using an IRA/LLC where the LLC bank checking account is linked to a wallet/exchange of your choice. 3. Buying Bitcoin Trusts or ETF (Grayscale/Osprey). They also discuss tax benefits of using a retirement account, cold storage options, and fees to expect in the process.

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

EP 16 – How to Invest in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency with a Self-Directed IRA or 401k

Mat and Mark outline how you can invest in Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrency with an IRA or 401k. They go over the three strategies available which can all be accomplished at Directed IRA. 1. Having your IRA directly own a crypto trading account at Gemini through our special strategic relationship (no IRA/LLC required). 2. Using an IRA/LLC where the LLC bank checking account is linked to a wallet/exchange of your choice. 3. Buying Bitcoin Trusts or ETF (Grayscale/Osprey). They also discuss tax benefits of using a retirement account, cold storage options, and fees to expect in the process.

EP 22 – Investing in Rentals, Flips, and Vacation Homes With Your IRA

EP 15 – How to Invest in a Private Company Before it Goes Public (pre-IPO)

How to Invest in a Private Company Before it Goes Public (pre-IPO). Join Mat Sorensen and Aaron Halderman of Directed IRA along with Special Guest Chris Loeffler CEO and Co-Founder of Caliber – The Wealth Development Company. As they discuss the different investment opportunities and stages of when a private company will offer stock to investors (including self-directed IRA investors) before the company goes public. From angel investor to VC seed funding rounds to crowdfunding rounds to Reg A offerings.

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