Equity Trust Blog Equity Trust Blog Feed f1b9f6f8-67d5-43ec-8233-fcec46598620 <![CDATA[Put Your Self-Directed IRA to Work Before You Locate an Alternative Investment]]> Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:39:06 GMT 8a2aa6cf-6eb1-4280-9a39-75d4bfc3b36b <![CDATA[Client Gains $18,000 Tax-Free for Health Savings Account on Private Equity Offering]]> ]]> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:36:48 GMT 54025c44-a97f-449f-b536-4d2b2b858320 <![CDATA[3 Reasons to Consider Self-Storage as Part of Your Self-Directed Investing Portfolio]]> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:04:10 GMT fb2d09f5-dc0f-48a5-bf7a-a24be9acadbd <![CDATA[Why Successful Investors Go Live]]> ]]> Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:25:53 GMT 96c6fda0-d245-44eb-9232-e6832734ef56 <![CDATA[5 Things to Know About Bitcoin Investing]]> Fri, 27 Sep 2019 19:10:10 GMT 649649f5-6e5f-43ff-a5ea-44174edebdba <![CDATA[If You’re Considering a SIMPLE IRA, Be Aware of This Deadline]]> Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:45:39 GMT 6d1cab54-49bf-48a4-aac4-7d536ca771c0 <![CDATA[Why You Should Keep Your Asset Values Up to Date]]> Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:37:04 GMT 582de5dd-b4ef-47b9-9e4b-cd59c7c64c3a <![CDATA[Stock Market Confidence Drops to Three-Year Low]]> Tue, 10 Sep 2019 17:42:21 GMT a8cb1143-88e1-4ffc-899a-8c80f02c537e <![CDATA[Roth IRA Conversions: What Is a Backdoor Roth IRA?]]> ]]> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:08:24 GMT f2717ac3-43ed-40cb-b1d9-e44acc546abf <![CDATA[Bitcoin Investing as a Recession Hedge]]> ]]> Wed, 28 Aug 2019 15:05:37 GMT e8913de8-dcc0-4a11-a502-803f54afee5d <![CDATA[Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Bitcoin?]]> ]]> Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:50:38 GMT d2bb8f8b-934f-486f-bb93-fc9d258a658a <![CDATA[Coverdell Education Savings Account Rules]]> Wed, 07 Aug 2019 20:18:30 GMT ccb6864b-49b1-42ee-9129-ba9f5d724c89 <![CDATA[Coverdell Education Savings Account Qualified Expenses]]> Wed, 07 Aug 2019 19:49:45 GMT e3ac7255-824f-4fec-b36a-293c8b5001bb <![CDATA[Georgia Investor Nets 10-Percent Returns with Hands-Off Notes ]]> Wed, 07 Aug 2019 19:23:55 GMT d3eeb724-63de-4873-8684-791da9d225a8 <![CDATA[Coverdell Education Savings Account FAQs]]> ]]> Tue, 06 Aug 2019 19:57:37 GMT fee7d18f-0aaa-4e7c-9548-11a0b447e209 <![CDATA[Facebook Cryptocurrency: Libra]]> Thu, 25 Jul 2019 18:34:17 GMT 77fd2c78-b9a0-4046-b473-b694f213c766 <![CDATA[Filling a Need: Finding Success in Today’s Real Estate Investment Market]]> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:52:06 GMT 2bb1d8fc-ffe2-42ee-b12d-7721f39d8a1c <![CDATA[Mother Bonds with Teenaged Son over Self-Directed Real Estate Investing – Earns 13% Annual ROI]]> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:21:44 GMT 556383d0-4f0c-4f3e-9184-a9c16b22a351 <![CDATA[Review Your Quarterly Account Statements]]> ]]> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:04:14 GMT 9ceee6d0-3577-4fa3-bbb5-8f94e5265e18 <![CDATA[Time to Consider a Roth Conversion? ]]> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 18:54:31 GMT 80df26ce-5e61-47e2-b2b9-c3cf91431c43 <![CDATA[5 Reasons to Buy Bitcoin: Investing in Blockchain]]> ]]> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:30:24 GMT 155e9bec-d0ce-4756-96e3-9197f22d3c15 <![CDATA[3 Steps to Investing with a Self-Directed IRA Online]]> Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:26:29 GMT 0dd2b1a8-0494-4b9f-8d3c-1433f5aa312f <![CDATA[19-Year-Old Investor Turns $10 into $4,800 for His IRA]]> ]]> Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:31:08 GMT ed80d0ac-2a08-4b1e-b87f-586c14ba763e <![CDATA[Do Your Retirement Account Documents Reflect Your Wishes?]]> Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:29:00 GMT 535d4792-b20a-4734-b135-a9c6e8ea6073 <![CDATA[Should You Consider Investing Your IRA in Corporate Rentals?]]> Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:16:07 GMT b85e140e-7818-40ee-b1ff-3a9c5c484ae2 <![CDATA[Compound Interest: Investing Inside an IRA vs. Outside an IRA]]> Thu, 30 May 2019 18:29:44 GMT 0929f8bf-86cb-47da-9407-e5e7d24005ba <![CDATA[How Facebook Impacts Crypto Markets]]> 1 Has the recent news that Facebook is looking to launch its own cryptocurrency for their platform driven the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies higher? In the latest cryptocurrency investing video, learn more about regulation, institutional investor's crypto interest and more. ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 15:00:44 GMT fe0ef025-c7cc-4b63-b6e0-c0a6aaedc626 <![CDATA[Ivy League Invests in Crypto]]> Fri, 10 May 2019 18:26:07 GMT 574b55f5-b814-43e3-a613-c709d962b9a4 <![CDATA[Investing in the Zone]]> Fri, 10 May 2019 18:07:53 GMT 4b5ef7e4-767e-4743-9427-b0de33872fc8 <![CDATA[Art Teacher’s Income-Generating Vacation Rental Property Helps Families Make Memories While Growing Her Retirement Portfolio ]]> Thu, 09 May 2019 18:10:55 GMT 67a1a537-7723-4ddb-892a-f45339f3dbdb <![CDATA[What's Causing the Bitcoin Bullrun]]>
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59820a57-357f-45ed-a59d-f9e37dc754f7 <![CDATA[A Lesser-Known Source of Funding for Real Estate Investments]]> ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:12:08 GMT 7ac1d8b9-9b46-49db-a82e-0d3106c9d2a8 <![CDATA[Improving Neighborhoods, One Home at a Time]]> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:50:19 GMT bbb278ff-baf0-49e7-936e-538fa2f55431 <![CDATA[What Impacts Cryptocurrency Markets?]]> ]]> Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:26:08 GMT 9d59b9f5-206a-487d-950b-351f9811ce3e <![CDATA[Is Tax Form 5498 Important to You?]]> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:42:00 GMT a9a28204-45b7-49b4-bb4f-beb31825ca19 <![CDATA[Beginner Earns 41 Percent Returns in 16 Months with Two Self-Directed Investments ]]> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:43:21 GMT 1786c705-1f6a-4f8d-89d8-167e61c81747 <![CDATA[How to Maximize Your IRA Contributions in 2019]]> Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:24:58 GMT 74ca1b1f-6784-467f-8710-f78fdcc24d75 <![CDATA[Are IRA Contributions Tax Deductible?]]> ]]> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 19:37:06 GMT 8eca86e1-c3a4-4e69-a14f-d4998b5ea74c <![CDATA[Cryptocurrency and NASDAQ: Current News from Crypto Expert]]> Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:27:11 GMT 59d57136-3b01-4638-8208-98cd46b4a84c <![CDATA[How to Find an "Investor-Friendly" Contractor]]> ]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:12:25 GMT 665ab536-8b1d-431e-9b26-f9f3d2b1610a <![CDATA[Investing in Cryptocurrency: Insights & News from Industry Expert]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:25:49 GMT 480a5b4b-f6d1-4dd7-95d6-6801015a54fe <![CDATA[It’s Not Too Late: Client Turns to Real Estate to Boost Retirement Wealth]]> Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:04:13 GMT ab2ceca6-05e5-422b-9b5b-b2bafef6ca82 <![CDATA[7 Strategies to Increase ROI on Keeper Properties by Reducing Vacancy]]> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:33:47 GMT 93f6458c-e03d-48be-91b3-8cbc4429a124 <![CDATA[Roth vs. Traditional IRA - Frequently Asked Questions]]> ]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:53:47 GMT 54934f1b-bb34-4d77-a22d-df042a41cf36 <![CDATA[3 Reasons to Consider a Roth IRA Before the Tax Deadline This Year]]> Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:14:51 GMT acaa496b-ed7f-4271-ab9e-f2575707d95e <![CDATA[Tax Preparation Checklist]]> ]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2019 20:18:07 GMT b4b14e42-be88-4e6f-bc8c-d05f7892badc <![CDATA[Top 10 Most Expensive Real Estate Markets for Equity Trust Clients (Some Might Surprise You)]]> ]]> Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:02:44 GMT f3e05992-5ee6-4035-8755-27008d39372c <![CDATA[Stocks Fell in 2018, Some Fear It’s Not Over: Is Real Estate an Option?]]> Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:02:21 GMT 18388b26-5203-4bdf-885a-d822ac15db48 <![CDATA[Cryptocurrency in an IRA: Pricing Comparison]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:24:04 GMT 5d8d1e8a-202c-48b0-a9a4-2e66ef533d6a <![CDATA[Land Trusts and Personal Property Trusts: Increase Privacy and Possibly Mitigate Legal Trouble for your Self-Directed IRA Investments]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:40:33 GMT 8cbc3300-367c-489d-97c2-cbdc4617a80c <![CDATA[Top Illustrations & Infographics of 2018]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:11:40 GMT c1d8304d-864b-4a26-b2c1-5bdf7c052014 <![CDATA[Top Webinars of 2018]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:35:58 GMT 9b3250e3-4ca8-42de-a90d-bd785ac451bf <![CDATA[Top Blog Posts of 2018]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:19:33 GMT 0212d8aa-39ef-4b93-a36d-e739d51a9b65 <![CDATA[5 Trends to Look for in Real Estate Investing in 2019]]> Rebecca McLean, the Executive Director of the National Real Estate Investors Association shared her research into the state of the real estate industry during her keynote presentation at Equity Trust’s recent Wealth Building Summit. Read some of her predictions for the real estate industry in 2019 and find out how to view her presentation.  ]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:51:47 GMT d0ac5cc6-1955-4444-81a1-2d715c24674d <![CDATA[Year-End Financial Checklist: Potential Recommendations for You]]> ]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:15:59 GMT 9b769ba8-43ce-4347-9e28-5f0592d2ec1e <![CDATA[Equity Trust Processing Deadlines for 2018]]> Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:35:41 GMT dc503f82-4ecb-461d-be7e-d754e9af4201 <![CDATA[Could Cryptocurrency Pricing Volatility Be Good for Investors? ]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:07:33 GMT b371f92a-1555-40b4-989b-170431f13e66 <![CDATA[High Deductible Health Plans: What to Know]]> ]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:08:00 GMT cb648089-3124-45c9-b0bd-2d8dccd7cc20 <![CDATA[5 Potential Benefits of an HSA (Health Savings Account)]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:05:26 GMT 427e4c9c-65ce-4215-808e-2a18a49858dd <![CDATA[22 Medical Expenses You Can Cover with a Health Savings Account]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:41:16 GMT 2e30d98a-143e-452b-8a5d-5ac3bbee37c7 <![CDATA[Combat Rising Health Care Rates with an HSA]]> ]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:23:06 GMT 00e38f7d-0c8e-4038-9b68-e097f53a49a0 <![CDATA[Equity Trust Recognized in Celebration of Family-Owned Businesses]]> Smart Business magazine recognized Equity Trust and 16 other Cleveland-area family-owned companies with the 2018 Family Business Achievement Award.]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:03:05 GMT a319b42f-535a-4d7c-a46c-90d4e14c5f3f <![CDATA[6 Cryptocurrencies Explained]]> ]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:01:07 GMT e1618b51-fc5a-43dd-8056-b394f7f50fd7 <![CDATA[How to Pay Self-Directed IRA Investment Expenses Quickly and Easily ]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:27:11 GMT 7ac4449d-2201-4307-ae0d-0ca57c125cd0 <![CDATA[Building Your Retirement with Seller-Financed Notes]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:58:49 GMT b2dab7e4-fea5-46d0-8144-a6a4d33bada0 <![CDATA[Earn as Much as $500 for Referring Others to Equity Trust]]> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:08:55 GMT 1e94cab1-9aa5-4e77-884b-448a56e05ef5 <![CDATA[Questions to Ask a Self-Directed IRA Custodian]]> ]]> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:13:01 GMT ed1d7b07-938d-49de-88fb-59061f8fa946 <![CDATA[How to Keep Cryptocurrency Safe: Best Practices]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:24:49 GMT a64ecb70-54c3-4ea8-8a47-30dd9c089f42 <![CDATA[Potential Benefits of Cryptocurrency Investing in an IRA]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:53:34 GMT 5eca1da7-f171-477f-9faf-0099ac7b0976 <![CDATA[6 Ways to Partner Your Self-Directed IRA]]> ]]> Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:33:49 GMT d851b68b-5aa0-4e49-be8b-e183ce010c3b <![CDATA[5 Reasons to Consider a Self-Directed IRA]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:03:03 GMT 6b332f9c-bed1-426a-97d8-0d636972926c <![CDATA[Potential Benefits of Investing in Notes in an IRA]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 19:51:27 GMT 4f41a5d3-4e90-43dc-a48e-32637c37aa9c <![CDATA[Note Investing Webinar Shares Examples of Self-Directed Note Investments ]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 19:15:22 GMT d4db6071-b036-4a10-bddc-f711c2ed39e0 <![CDATA[Client Capitalizes on Investment Opportunity in Popular Vacation Spot Thanks to Retirement Account]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:37:41 GMT a8db2f14-b1ef-41be-aba1-f63ee9478887 <![CDATA[Are You Prepared for the Unexpected with Real Estate Investment Properties?]]> Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:45:01 GMT 29089998-2cb0-472e-baad-dd536ad5240b <![CDATA[Employees Lead Effort for $20,000 Donation to Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio]]> On June 15, Equity Trust presented Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio with $20,000 to help fund breast cancer research. The presentation took place at the Lake Erie Crushers Pack the Park Pink promotional night, which also raised money for the cause.  ]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:53:05 GMT 26ad5f3b-1a17-4eb6-b5ee-080a80f7e8e0 <![CDATA[2 Investments Earn $130,000 in Profits to Help Boost 5 Self-Directed Accounts]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 12:54:12 GMT 606a126c-afcb-4555-8306-77925d1d64d1 <![CDATA[5 Step-by-Step Online Wizards that Make Account Management Easier]]> Thu, 10 May 2018 18:56:43 GMT cace8c76-7bd2-4e74-b0e2-bef0b2d42b2a <![CDATA[Real Estate Investors Find Success Joining Forces]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:56:57 GMT 060b1178-c9c1-49fa-8001-6b0a33a70858 <![CDATA[10 Ways to Make Your Investing Process Easier with myEQUITY.com]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:18:31 GMT b0916f31-5793-4d44-96cb-014643bcc718 <![CDATA[Traditional or Roth IRA: It May Be Possible to Have Both – Should You?]]> It’s a common decision investors face when selecting which retirement account to open: should I choose a Traditional or a Roth IRA?   ]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:39:35 GMT aa7870d9-3bc8-4c37-8f4a-b6a42b9c6abc <![CDATA[3 Ways a Roth IRA Could Be for More than Retirement]]> Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:53:56 GMT cfe75547-9ba6-4eba-8617-4bfedd912c57 <![CDATA[Equity Trust Funds Endowed Scholarship to Support Community-Minded Students]]> Fri, 02 Mar 2018 20:16:50 GMT 8f650924-a4f8-4011-80a7-f4f2aebcdafd <![CDATA[Tax Attorney Shares Real Estate Tax Education for Investors]]> ]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:48:48 GMT 099e3f88-95c2-4878-9ac7-9250213a3020 <![CDATA[Why a Roth IRA Could Be Powerful for Working Teenagers]]> New York Times article, Summer Job? Time to Start a Roth I.R.A.]]> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:47:26 GMT 4da9c2bb-136e-4346-80cc-9ea7d58bff71 <![CDATA[Tax Reform’s Potential Impacts on Real Estate Investing]]> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:29:58 GMT 856159d5-9578-4ba9-a761-7d4c5f54945b <![CDATA[Account Reminders: What to Know for Early 2018]]> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:55:42 GMT d77bbde6-6cf7-4b17-a2b6-d78e03b32a2b <![CDATA[What’s Possible and Not Possible when Naming an IRA Beneficiary]]> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:10:05 GMT e8f0d020-7773-45c2-9432-b71b2faa1e97 <![CDATA[Couple Discovers Partnering to Purchase Real Estate in an IRA ]]> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 20:50:31 GMT fde8e8ed-88c7-41a6-b14d-fcf482bedccc <![CDATA[3 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord]]> The Washington Post includes several factors to consider before purchasing your first real estate investment.]]> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:51:23 GMT 93b03dab-adf1-4932-9b38-62eb3ef86607 <![CDATA[Equity Trust Recognized for Healthy Worksite Practices]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:36:49 GMT 8f7db9e2-f502-4f0e-9b08-a8084593a59b <![CDATA[Equity Trust Employees Spread Generosity to Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County with Food, Toy Drives]]> Fri, 22 Dec 2017 20:24:09 GMT c644042e-fd60-45c2-ae63-b6c735785f2c <![CDATA[Review 2017 Account Maintenance and Retirement Planning Education]]> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 21:14:46 GMT ca816714-2af7-4379-9503-ad48b427a91e <![CDATA[Top Case Studies of 2017]]> ]]> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 21:03:12 GMT 6a395352-04fd-4fc1-bf3a-0cfb060a6f2a <![CDATA[Top Blog Posts of 2017]]> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:53:50 GMT 36a054eb-07af-43f9-a4f5-f1981ef7f4ee <![CDATA[Top Webinars of 2017]]> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:49:46 GMT 3b74f094-f026-472c-81d6-57d1815690c0 <![CDATA[Tips for Managing Tax Records and Other Important Documents]]> Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:31:19 GMT 845af3c0-f260-4798-bef4-53dfe9a56b77 <![CDATA[Can a Non-Working Spouse Have an IRA?]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:36:13 GMT a080d312-457f-419d-bbd7-1c20eea690aa <![CDATA[How Do I Open an Account at Equity Trust?]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:51:30 GMT 31fcebe9-2029-433a-a52a-b3831bf91689 <![CDATA[Do You Need A Receipt for a Good Deed?]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:47:31 GMT d8618a78-8d3c-4bed-8ee2-b485f45af6bf <![CDATA[Retirement Planning Ideas for Women]]> ]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:59:54 GMT 9b33099f-a749-4860-a36f-3781583487a9 <![CDATA[Dealing with Notorious Properties]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:18:25 GMT 36dd9cce-3661-4917-8f39-ec19d0acea9c <![CDATA[Inside the Little-Known Self-Directed IRA]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:59:32 GMT 0decd9d2-de79-4934-9c7a-5a3f2982dd38 <![CDATA[What is Earned Income?]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:31:31 GMT 4d4cfd26-8a04-4bb9-a0bd-2cea95bf9330 <![CDATA[Thinking about Converting to a Roth IRA? Consider Acting Now]]> ]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:17:31 GMT 3b8234c7-ae13-4be0-86c3-7a0eb852bae8 <![CDATA[It’s Not Halloween that Makes Some People Scared in October ]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:02:13 GMT d3d67310-23ef-4d48-9ee9-16b9a4ed6643 <![CDATA[Reminder: Equity Trust Processing Deadlines ]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:02:29 GMT ce8df11e-c35d-4377-83c6-7ea25ea7932f <![CDATA[Following IRS Rules Even When Disaster Strikes]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:19:35 GMT 93f4e56d-dffa-4d2c-b41d-a9df267f9e5e <![CDATA[Investing in His Rural Neighborhood Earns Ohio Man the 2016 Self-Directed Investor of the Year Award]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:40:18 GMT 0153ecea-0cf6-43c1-aec8-e8d3b04ff6eb <![CDATA[Guide to Making Deposits to Your Account]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 18:08:26 GMT 5464aed0-0287-4dd6-b679-3ada7e77e0dc <![CDATA[The Lesser-Known Benefits of a Health Savings Account]]> ]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:22:56 GMT b2bc3024-68b7-476b-b0f3-891d8617957e <![CDATA[Equity Trust Company 5-Time NorthCoast 99 Winner]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:10:09 GMT 5ecbc38f-692b-4bb6-8238-d6227926d9b7 <![CDATA[Avoid Having Taxes Drain Your Savings During Retirement]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:25:20 GMT 4d944602-42df-43ae-a1c5-a7e90375fe21 <![CDATA[Teachers: Want a Passing Grade for Retirement? Read This…]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:02:01 GMT 337b9b92-bf35-4aaf-a965-dab217e9e144 <![CDATA[3 Things to Consider Before You Raid Your Retirement Savings to Pay for College ]]> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 18:13:22 GMT d8d309c4-76d6-4d99-b9b3-0ca9b1ad5877 <![CDATA[Become a Landlord during Retirement? Or Before You Retire? You Could Do Both]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:06:41 GMT 15fc9190-0e1e-45d1-97b3-35552a38dd13 <![CDATA[When and How to Have IRA Investment Documents Signed]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:21:49 GMT 8b04d26d-ce6f-45af-a6b8-702a721bbf20 <![CDATA[[Reminder] What to Know about Required Minimum Distributions]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:10:36 GMT 55c12faa-76d9-4aa5-8d3e-e2888a33c79a <![CDATA[Top Cities for Single-Family Investment Properties ]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:53:53 GMT e9e776a6-3c0c-4cb8-b441-980555d92391 <![CDATA[Rollovers and the IRS]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 15:57:22 GMT 3507af45-b596-4691-ad24-719360da4493 <![CDATA[Study Finds People Aren’t Using IRAs as Intended – Why Not?]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:47:11 GMT 6e662365-18bd-4610-8585-a348fbb06041 <![CDATA[Rollovers, Distributions and Transfers: Learn about the Different Ways of Directing Money to or from an IRA]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 13:49:08 GMT 09db4f0c-a549-4144-a0d4-3ffba837daf6 <![CDATA[57% of Our Survey Respondents Answered This Retirement Question Wrong]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 16:48:56 GMT 03bce7e8-b908-4b28-8886-17b41a04fb2a <![CDATA[9 Tips for Getting Started in Real Estate Investing ]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 14:59:25 GMT a880718a-3822-42c4-a132-2fafb890d541 <![CDATA[Should Millennials Invest in Alternatives to the Stock Market? ]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 18:47:29 GMT 1490db82-ff80-496e-b54f-6bbbd6e0b7d1 <![CDATA[Self Employed? Entrepreneur? Have You Considered a Small Business IRA?]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:49:45 GMT 6a92750d-592b-4086-baf6-2de22dbd9856 <![CDATA[Which Direction of Investment Form Should be Used for an Entity Investment?]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:36:23 GMT 15f8e12b-f131-4814-813c-5f96eb82ad21 <![CDATA[One Quarter of Working Americans Have Less than $1,000 Saved for Retirement]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:27:57 GMT ff6675be-2a6c-4c97-95c3-5ec59c7cd1ea <![CDATA[U.S. Housing Market – What is Predicted for 2017?]]> ]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:04:05 GMT fd349a7c-53ce-4a25-b0dd-8e7def8762f9 <![CDATA[You can have a 401(k) and a Self-Directed IRA]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:19:47 GMT 383bbdd4-1e71-49df-a517-6926713a2083 <![CDATA[One-Third of Americans Expect to Do This with Their Tax Refund]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:50:55 GMT 1ebb0ec1-69dc-41c1-bf9d-f4f7dfc5ca95 <![CDATA[Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County Opens Central Kitchen at Desich Family Campus to Help Feed 700 Children]]> The kitchen, located on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County Desich Family Campus, provides a centralized place for the organization to prepare more than 12,000 hot meals per month. ]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:41:58 GMT febf5e84-64e7-4ac4-8649-5aa09a075eda <![CDATA[Could You Be Hindering Your Retirement Saving Potential?]]> Is your inaction having an adverse effect on your future?  
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:21:10 GMT
f782f221-eb1a-4f2d-8346-4cc94ca3cf89 <![CDATA[Don’t Forget about Your Self-Directed IRA and Health Savings Account during Tax Time]]> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 21:18:50 GMT fcb5635f-a585-4679-8d40-3e92e4ce7699 <![CDATA[Retirement Planning Ages You Need to Know]]> Forbes article.  ]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:00:45 GMT 0f7750d7-8e73-43be-a8b9-c0d66a068fd1 <![CDATA[IRAs Provide $7 Trillion Opportunity to Do Good]]> Website shows how funds are helping vets, small businesses, communities.   ]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:53:43 GMT 289da2e0-1aee-476a-8d8b-7a49be952053 <![CDATA[What are You Doing with Your Tax Refund?]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:34:45 GMT f2756ff5-d19b-4d4b-8774-8d74cd1df512 <![CDATA[10 Investment Tips from the SEC]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:54:05 GMT 484763ce-b85f-4c25-be05-26e2473c8043 <![CDATA[A Retirement Assumption that Might Come Back to Haunt You]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:01:24 GMT 1c23f278-bcd3-49c0-a6a2-c10c52851a65 <![CDATA[What You Can Do Now to Get Ready for Tax Filing]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:18:43 GMT 1f9b7c58-80ee-416e-85d6-e2b269d9f79e <![CDATA[Best of Guest Bloggers 2016]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:24:38 GMT 7f15b6d6-6d5c-405c-a635-d5dea4314289 <![CDATA[Most Popular Webinars of 2016]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:06:53 GMT 013b9a69-7463-4dd6-9ef5-7fcfe39f8fdf <![CDATA[Most-Read Client Case Studies of 2016]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:55:17 GMT fb988920-a219-4d78-857c-c2d9ce3dd3e4 <![CDATA[Top News and Educational Blog Posts of 2016]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:46:26 GMT 79ed19b1-7fe5-4305-b700-382162aa607a <![CDATA[Inherited IRAs and Beneficiary Information]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:41:42 GMT 99ec3349-bea7-452e-96c7-54211e850ff3 <![CDATA[Have an Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan? Why it Might Not Be Enough]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:26:48 GMT e2cb1586-2427-4ad7-8833-07530c86edcf <![CDATA[Self-Directed Investor of the Year Hall of Fame]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:37:31 GMT 94c0e4c6-5fc4-47ed-ac6d-ba30375bbf23 <![CDATA[What do the Ultra-Rich Invest In?]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:26:42 GMT d79fc763-496f-4e66-adcb-3b62a1864d9e <![CDATA[How Can You Finish the Year Strong?]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 18:51:37 GMT f3714b33-381d-4a35-8e72-5f3411bc14e6 <![CDATA[Investors Interested in Real Estate, Survey Says]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 18:25:12 GMT 5920a09b-e48a-4bc0-8134-daf2d84bff62 <![CDATA[[Reminder] End-of-Year Tax Deadline Approaches]]> ]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:38:16 GMT 2d527f7c-bc4e-4c8e-907a-aeae45145c7a <![CDATA[Does Your Account Require a Fair Market Valuation? Here’s How to Complete It]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:02:17 GMT d8bc5c2b-c46d-4dc4-a574-457f66c8b425 <![CDATA[Be on the Lookout for Hurricane Matthew-Related Scams]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:31:28 GMT e6e95610-38cb-4dae-b221-593294fbf2c7 <![CDATA[22 Ideas for Finding Extra Savings for Retirement]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:44:34 GMT f80aefde-bc79-40a9-b4dc-383aea460206 <![CDATA[Why Are You Not Thinking About Next Year’s Tax Strategy Now?]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:54:47 GMT 3d3a0506-71bc-4ff4-bc03-a5d095d7e0da <![CDATA[Self-Directed IRAs: Playing by the Rules]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:30:11 GMT d8056773-c9ec-481d-a2d3-1331091e5ebc <![CDATA[Want to Retire Early? Millennial Reveals How Retirement Plans Will Help Him Achieve Goal by 37]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:41:21 GMT 8fd86a84-2d94-4d74-9eba-e1e072f8e479 <![CDATA[Small Business IRA for the Self-Employed?]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:05:47 GMT fbee23b4-c37d-4629-b110-c45938975fe1 <![CDATA[Wall Street Creates “New Industry” in Single Family Home Rentals]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:10:16 GMT d11a643b-e8e1-4b98-8a58-f2441f52a4a6 <![CDATA[Equity Trust Company Recognized as a NorthCoast 99 Best Place to Work for 2016]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:38:46 GMT 8f08e29c-4829-46ca-991c-6cef0da4d8c2 <![CDATA[Recent IRS Change Benefits Retirement Savers]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:53:54 GMT f7b0b763-4a87-4c1c-9b15-0ab69f8a2bda <![CDATA[Does “Out of State” Equal “Out of Reach” for Real Estate Investors?]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:37:42 GMT aff98c99-c50c-4201-a78e-b62d5e4c4ccd <![CDATA[Why a Seemingly Small Number Could be a Big Deal for Your Retirement Account]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:28:49 GMT de7d36d6-6bda-4359-86ce-463a667c5de7 <![CDATA[Are These Financial Beliefs Holding You Back?]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:23:15 GMT 2d31cdbd-b712-4ec9-829c-9dcdeb5321ce <![CDATA[Family’s Self-Directed IRAs Earn $100,000 Profit to Jumpstart Savings]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 18:26:50 GMT 96690b9c-4504-4d6a-8949-e7f008abbb54 <![CDATA[More to Retirement Planning than Accumulating Money]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:06:12 GMT 491c2f70-75e7-4274-82fb-b6288ce4138a <![CDATA[3 Ways to Derail Your Retirement Planning ]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:42:25 GMT 40606e24-18b2-4aac-bf5c-1b0c3a52afc9 <![CDATA[Celebrate the Roth IRA on the Founder’s Birthday]]> th birthday on Friday, July 22.  ]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:21:54 GMT 45154850-4b82-4d9a-ab26-e33f003b9bb6 <![CDATA[How an Investor Used a Structured Real Estate Investment to Turn $100 into $21,000 for his Self-Directed IRA ]]> ]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:52:44 GMT 8ee3125a-7ed8-48d7-b6ad-f848806e56f2 <![CDATA[9 Strategies for Growing Your Home Renovating Business]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:22:30 GMT 5c10808c-7f56-4f88-9037-c23220a48ee1 <![CDATA[Equity Trust Company Founder Richard Desich Makes Promise to Children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County as Club Names Facility for Desich Family]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:24:45 GMT 33271515-2b6c-4580-9f0a-8eb7a3b9a93b <![CDATA[Investments that Come ‘Naturally’]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 19:20:38 GMT 9bd9a480-6cdb-45f6-a608-df141ca7b437 <![CDATA[Don’t Forget about Health Savings Accounts to Combat High Medical Costs]]> ]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:25:41 GMT 10bb1520-ae7e-472f-b9fb-0e49148258fb <![CDATA[Using Retirement Plans to Buy Real Estate]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:42:53 GMT de45abc1-c4e4-49f6-b382-4c636e5c6c57 <![CDATA[Money Can’t Buy Love But it Can Wreck a Marriage]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:20:55 GMT 09002bda-cac8-45bf-9dbc-03744ecfa5aa <![CDATA[Could a Roth IRA Double Your Child’s Retirement Savings?]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:03:34 GMT 2bf25605-8254-414f-b7d3-3a85ea28a640 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Can I Purchase Land in My IRA and Rent It to My Business?]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:13:38 GMT e2dd9175-f121-45cc-9c9e-448bbb67f629 <![CDATA[5 Most Common Renovations for a Residential Assisted Living Home]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 19:51:11 GMT 8c74988a-6333-4a36-a85d-5bc69df7d301 <![CDATA[Case Studies: Clients Find Success when Investing Becomes a Family Affair]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:48:36 GMT 27c6153c-8e17-4956-8457-f37727b0089b <![CDATA[Finding a Hidden Gem to Convert into a Residential Assisted Living Home]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 16:05:44 GMT a8afed18-bdea-4740-b918-35ca484d841a <![CDATA[Self-Employed? You Too Can Make Roth IRA Contributions ]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 15:35:30 GMT c6eba069-2217-4f8e-a2c1-3a32e3514080 <![CDATA[Self-Employed? Small Business Owner? Consider These Retirement Plans Designed Just for You]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 15:23:32 GMT 24af7fc9-095a-4c07-91f4-029558e40942 <![CDATA[3 Ways to Make Money with Residential Assisted Living Investments]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 15:10:02 GMT e0a9465f-d9cc-4ddb-8af5-ccbefde55f2c <![CDATA[Save and Invest as a Small Business]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 14:03:16 GMT bd0d4314-2bb1-4f32-b48f-242126de1a61 <![CDATA[Roth IRAs: More Effective (and Popular) Than You Thought]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:13:43 GMT 4fdcba5a-cbe0-457d-ab64-7385d239163e <![CDATA[Don’t Get Stuck in a Higher Tax Bracket in Retirement]]> Your income tax bracket could have a big impact on your ability to live out your retirement dreams.   ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:07:19 GMT 4e2142c0-1d99-44cf-a49c-1d16f7d0a6fe <![CDATA[Self-Directed Investor of the Year: Bouncing Back from Bankruptcy]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:53:21 GMT c474d852-7fed-45a0-b943-b34a3b10299f <![CDATA[How to Separate the ‘Real-Deal’ Educators from Real Estate Investing Gurus and Scammers]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 18:58:56 GMT 7e540faf-d059-43ff-ae56-ef1011347218 <![CDATA[7 Ways Fraudsters Try to Scam Investors]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 18:20:36 GMT 192fcfe6-ebee-4c60-8591-d9ceafee30e9 <![CDATA[Don’t Make These IRA Contribution Mistakes]]> ]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 18:07:41 GMT a14ec4aa-540f-4759-b8bb-e2ef63da796e <![CDATA[3 Audit-Worthy Tax Mistakes Investors Should Avoid]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:46:31 GMT 337a6c90-cac9-4b04-bfe1-b673e865517d <![CDATA[5 Simple Ways to Save Money]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:29:43 GMT f1f5458c-43fb-4d84-aaf6-db56af118dae <![CDATA[Could Your IRA Investments be Taxed? ]]> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 16:23:25 GMT af1ade47-b998-42c7-aa02-b6b6e40d296d <![CDATA[What Would You Do with $3,000? ]]> According to the IRS, the average 2015 federal income tax refund was $3,120. Regardless of the amount you’re receiving, there is a lot you can do to make lasting use of the funds.   ]]> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:43:23 GMT 91dcc484-d509-4bd9-ba8e-a9ad484cec3d <![CDATA[Investor’s Lease-Optioned Properties Help Community Members]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 19:21:16 GMT 5fb6c86c-8377-442b-8124-75e3ffd0415d <![CDATA[Could You Do this One Disciplined Practice if It Would Allow You to Retire Early?]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 18:23:05 GMT 8414d13a-96b6-4ce3-b62b-ba6c63f1a168 <![CDATA[6 Financial Tips for Entrepreneurs]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:54:41 GMT e8a22289-2d5f-4627-ae8c-2b5e21ba846a <![CDATA[Have a Traditional IRA? Required Minimum Distributions Don’t Need to Wait Until December]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:30:46 GMT 78aef453-b4f6-4d4c-ae73-ff0e360ed3a9 <![CDATA[Financial Literacy - How Do You Stack Up to the Rest of the World?]]> The Standard & Poor Rating Services’ Global Financial Literacy Survey, the United States ranked 14th in the world with a 57-percent financial literacy rate. We'll review the results and discuss ways to improve financial literacy today.  ]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:00:00 GMT fa52141c-e43f-4619-a544-2972b80cf086 <![CDATA[Earning Returns While Managing Risk: Participating in Real Estate as a Debt Investor]]> ]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 21:24:17 GMT 49a631e7-1934-4a6e-9cd9-1be71006d46d <![CDATA[Are Your Loved Ones Worth the Time it Takes to Make a Pot of Coffee?]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 21:06:10 GMT ed03e86f-4537-460c-bc1a-df9ad7b28890 <![CDATA[Are You a Target for Investment Fraud?]]> The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an Investor Alert from their Office of Investor Education and Advocacy identifying five “red flags” to look for when making a decision about an investment opportunity.  ]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:57:53 GMT b7f9eb40-033b-498c-bf7e-3fd388377f27 <![CDATA[Who Will Manage Your Financial Affairs When You Can’t? ]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:50:47 GMT 1f3ede94-c673-43f0-b7f1-b374526f8daf <![CDATA[Interested in Raw Land Investments? Read Insights from Mark Podolsky (AKA The Land Geek)]]> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 19:53:58 GMT fa3343d4-bc07-4973-b4a3-71ccc0b3fd7c <![CDATA[Creative Thinking Helps Investor Control Real Estate Rehab Costs]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:27:49 GMT f872a3f6-be4d-4466-98f6-1d5f5acbb30c <![CDATA[Avoid these Real Estate Investing Myths ]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:26:25 GMT 048d289d-b850-4f5b-abe6-7601c6b0fcaf <![CDATA[Client's Self-Directed Land Investment Produces Multiple Streams of Income]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:06:29 GMT a4ca5c54-f9a6-4edd-adb9-aa9e06c22d07 <![CDATA[To Shred or Not to Shred – that is the Question]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:43:28 GMT 70b508dc-f438-49af-b0a1-559870bcbce8 <![CDATA[Are Your Retirement Savings Prepared for the New Economy?]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:12:14 GMT b4e35e06-45d5-4a15-983b-d21fdb3fc9ae <![CDATA[Simple Retirement Planning Mental Math]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:17:54 GMT 8ae436ce-ce83-424b-a0ea-dc3341d44a4e <![CDATA[Still Have a 401(k) from a Former Job? Checklist to Keep Tabs on Progress]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:24:42 GMT c2263fb1-1d1d-4d49-a9bb-591335be432e <![CDATA[Property Analysis: Valuing Your Capital, Time, and Energy]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:04:15 GMT e3cf0e6b-edb3-4a98-b74b-e5c3c71d5b7b <![CDATA[Top Webinars of 2015]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:37:54 GMT 7e041e38-37bc-41ab-85b1-9f70482c8619 <![CDATA[Top Case Studies of 2015]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:32:26 GMT 716c1b29-302f-47ef-8c3f-a57ed8b07e17 <![CDATA[Debunking a Common Misconception about 401(k)s]]> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:54:48 GMT 9260eeaa-5253-4e69-964e-890d7b2d43a4 <![CDATA[Snowballs, Warren Buffett, and Self-Directed IRAs]]> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:29:47 GMT ee166cd6-20ed-48e8-8444-cff1f494c531 <![CDATA[[Reminder] Know These Year-End Deadlines to Ensure Your Transactions Are Completed On Time]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:50:22 GMT 39a7035a-c452-4133-83f7-d15cdf41bfee <![CDATA[What You Can Do Today for a Loved One’s Tomorrow]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:27:44 GMT 5d16ca4d-8dff-42f1-ab46-e59111f766a1 <![CDATA[Real Estate Broker Shares Pros, Cons of Using Drones to Show Property]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:06:01 GMT 7e1a12cf-8449-4294-9bc7-30683f52fafa <![CDATA[Cashing in on Today’s Turn-Key Rental Demand]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 19:13:05 GMT d98f5e68-49ef-475f-8598-2e4e224d6245 <![CDATA[Retirement Saving Options for Those Serving Our Country]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 19:28:37 GMT 838264e7-76ca-466c-a831-61d15032d140 <![CDATA[Helping Veterans – and a Friend – with a Creative IRA Investment]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 17:59:02 GMT 2ef3e581-2c4a-440e-b356-46e276061222 <![CDATA[Can You Avoid 3 Pitfalls of IRA Rollovers?]]> Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:12:53 GMT 29525501-35e5-4c42-9bc0-42b907f594e4 <![CDATA[Beyond Single-family Living: Investing in Commercial Property ]]> The properties that make a community a vital place to live and work can be worth consideration as potential investments.  ]]> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:05:48 GMT 4302ec1b-401e-4067-9641-a51681e650f9 <![CDATA[Are you Required to Take a Distribution?]]>  ]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:27:51 GMT e80911cf-ffbb-43e4-b1d4-ee1dd0882180 <![CDATA[The Next Best Time is Now]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:19:35 GMT 526430f8-347d-4bc8-8600-afb9783f4e68 <![CDATA[Guest Article: Self-Directed Investing is a Team Sport]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:18:42 GMT 0c71ffb7-48f2-4190-9486-24a1224e4469 <![CDATA[How IRA Withdrawals Impact Social Security Benefits]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:32:25 GMT f8e9c9e9-0754-47aa-a233-3346d881bab1 <![CDATA[Learning from Others: Case Studies to Educate and Inspire]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:14:12 GMT 63cafaea-4410-4dbe-90e6-601b9620ea5c <![CDATA[Looking to Move Funds or Assets from One Custodian to Another? Some Information to Know]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:48:01 GMT 313c6adb-9de7-4182-9c04-10fee66593f8 <![CDATA[Stock Market Volatility: Alternative Investments May Distance Your Life Savings from Events Halfway Around the World]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:05:06 GMT 76bbe1a5-ffdf-476a-a02b-0a2d84df8c00 <![CDATA[Former Wall Street Whiz Kid Trades in Ticker for Profitable Deals on Wheels]]> Self-directed IRAs provide many different investing opportunities for investors. Unfortunately, many shy away because they feel they don’t have the knowledge or skill level necessary to successfully complete an alternative investment.  

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:03:58 GMT
38812fdf-95f3-4ff8-a125-5ad10515919a <![CDATA[Tax Credits Versus Tax Deductions]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:40:38 GMT b3427f47-d25d-48fa-884f-3287288dcad2 <![CDATA[Do You Know Your Money Numbers?]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:28:50 GMT b8b73abb-9d15-4da8-bde4-43e99be1c6a8 <![CDATA[$100 Investment Earns Big ROI for an Ohio Client]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 18:49:16 GMT 840a4989-2f0e-41e5-abb6-44bf014e6102 <![CDATA[Is Warren Buffett Predicting the Stock Market to Crash Soon?]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 18:10:04 GMT fcda4340-15e0-48c1-82b5-638630268ba7 <![CDATA[Mitt Romney Ballooned his IRA to $100 Million]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:27:03 GMT ef2998e3-15dd-4a0a-9f6d-5ea40af38232 <![CDATA[ First Generation Wealth]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:02:49 GMT 46fb32e4-6d76-45f3-a0df-f04001124de1 <![CDATA[Have You Considered Adding a Financial Advisor to Your Personal Team of Experts?]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:50:56 GMT 07569457-5ed7-4710-b3f6-e78ff4becaed <![CDATA[Investing Basics: What are Oil and Gas Investments?]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:18:34 GMT 97f10feb-7cac-419b-8e19-d1b92ddc51a7 <![CDATA[How Private Lenders and Real Estate Investors Create Relationships Safely & Securely]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:46:35 GMT 530bdcef-85ea-4b10-8e31-df36fc73d798 <![CDATA[Are You Taking Advantage of All the Tools and Resources Available to You as a Client? ]]> https://myequity.com.  With only one login and password to remember, you can manage your account, initiate transaction requests, and connect with other clients to grow your investment knowledge.  ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:24:46 GMT 5e9d86cd-05f0-40fa-bc9d-a09e4b252b02 <![CDATA[Five Steps to a More Confident Retirement Plan]]> ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:36:25 GMT 15f86843-7370-4ef2-a39b-4a264ba962d1 <![CDATA[Be Diligent about Due Diligence]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:02:32 GMT 9f6f6088-ce51-4814-9439-6e63c92ea3fc <![CDATA[Garbage Man Sidelined by Injury Discovers No Retirement Account is Too Small to Grow]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:42:31 GMT e1a00623-c047-42ba-ad6a-52818cd646a4 <![CDATA[Are Your IRA Deposits Properly Identified?]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:32:14 GMT f86dc642-cc6b-4f37-997f-a4663e355711 <![CDATA[3 Benefits of Converting to a Roth IRA]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:20:52 GMT f25588a0-cc50-4027-97de-8b318c4cf7e4 <![CDATA[Demystifying HUD Homes for Real Estate Investors]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:59:21 GMT d1ce6892-6ebc-4a8d-b3ca-e315d9d6ffb1 <![CDATA[American Eagle Coins]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:32:47 GMT 241b667e-829a-43f2-87f5-c08d8ec5513c <![CDATA[Americans Investing in America with Self-Directed IRAs]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:03:16 GMT 199d4e6d-49a7-4b2c-a935-ac2495af4ea0 <![CDATA[6 Steps to Wholesaling]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:02:16 GMT 815e1d0e-8bc4-4d91-9405-55a267e5b6c5 <![CDATA[Seniors’ Unexpected Retirement Hurdle: Student Debt]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:37:48 GMT 1de7edcb-e46a-4fd9-a0d4-7450e1c28ae8 <![CDATA[Required Minimum Distributions: When to Take Them and How Much]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:24:21 GMT 3a21cd26-ca58-4d7e-b565-e031f8e63dac <![CDATA[5 Wholesaling Myths You Shouldn’t Believe]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:39:12 GMT d3e8ebc4-f3b7-44e2-a4b2-93cf87ae1630 <![CDATA[Do You Remember What You Wrote on Your IRA Application?]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:33:58 GMT 936e4185-ee4a-49fb-a06b-4d2fc2a8be96 <![CDATA[Avoiding Money Troubles in Marriage]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:08:36 GMT fded1d00-2994-4a19-aca6-809aaad2f72b <![CDATA[Roth IRA Power: 10 Reasons to Save for Retirement in a Roth IRA]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:13:57 GMT 961fef48-1956-4b14-a254-d5c6cd3d4107 <![CDATA[10 Steps to Starting a Business with End-Game in Mind]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 19:48:24 GMT fb06ca78-70ed-470c-9b23-46d6be466094 <![CDATA[Make Life a Little Easier for Yourself; Revisit the Roth this Summer]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:56:12 GMT eea218c6-7532-4465-8630-29c26793e726 <![CDATA[Working for Yourself Doesn’t Shut You Out of a 401(k)]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 14:44:24 GMT e614638f-57e8-4696-8fc1-864e58a9adc4 <![CDATA[What You Need to Know about Today’s Rental Market that Could Affect Your Investments]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 14:19:52 GMT fcc5d30d-e3a7-41b6-86fb-7b557cf15e2f <![CDATA[An Answer to the Small Business Retirement Challenge: Focusing on YOU for a Change]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 13:03:47 GMT 8079f135-effe-4a39-8a85-dc2f361365a1 <![CDATA[Long-Distance Real Estate Investment Nets Client the 2014 Equity Trust Self-Directed Investor of the Year Award]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 18:09:38 GMT fc0305db-e2fb-4134-b927-ab38a364b42a <![CDATA[Are You Ready for Real Estate?]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 17:43:58 GMT e8d4e1d0-5dcb-4e6e-a748-785828d0dad9 <![CDATA[Retirement Options if Your Work is Your Life]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 17:14:40 GMT 7783355d-c860-47ea-bc43-128247fae36f <![CDATA[Funding Your IRA with a Rollover? Make Sure You’re on the Right Side of the IRS]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 15:41:22 GMT 82e28c23-fbdc-450b-b0c1-d98ed2168651 <![CDATA[Our Small Business Success Story]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 18:10:12 GMT 1275c2f0-7b2d-41c5-a4c4-71443620382f <![CDATA[“Land Geek” Reveals Where He Finds Raw Land Deals]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:16:55 GMT 4f64340b-3c61-4114-b81e-a2fbd8cef93a <![CDATA[5 Traditional IRA Facts You Didn’t Know…And Why You Should]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:14:27 GMT 099676e3-a45e-492d-8a69-95a8a20abb8b <![CDATA[Investment Basics: Real Estate Options]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:27:18 GMT a17b73d3-d81f-49ac-a9ed-daf392502a1d <![CDATA[What’s in a Name? A Lot, When it Involves Titling Your Investment]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:43:00 GMT dab97289-328f-473e-9fca-1906b50a1e05 <![CDATA[What Warren Buffet Plans to Do with His Inheritance May Surprise You]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:27:25 GMT 536d37ea-a194-45d6-9fc2-bebf47419033 <![CDATA[Woman Profits from Small-Dollar Real Estate Option, Inspires 10-Year-Old Son to Do the Same]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:26:03 GMT 4116f9b3-6d29-42d0-b0bb-8b280335df54 <![CDATA[First-Investment Dilemma Solved: How “Not Enough Money” Didn’t Hold Investor Back]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:37:54 GMT d8b0e7a7-37d9-4bfe-b718-44a02649099d <![CDATA[Did You Know? IRA Contributions for 2014 can be Made Until April 15, 2015]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:28:56 GMT 3e10a71d-b0c8-4fe9-8d1e-01561bae5658 <![CDATA[Self-Directed IRAs in the Spotlight ]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:17:25 GMT 51298f46-e6a7-48cc-bfd1-fda37a2ba90d <![CDATA[Investing in Real Estate or Private Equity? You May Be Affected By UBIT]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:43:06 GMT 81ca1b75-aa99-4431-a64f-163e9ac0c433 <![CDATA[When Your IRA Investment Has Expenses, Put Away Your Checkbook]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:16:04 GMT d4e2e0d3-8074-4c71-831a-fd5afe6c6ddc <![CDATA[Inherited IRAs’ Protection from Creditors Threatened after Court Ruling ]]> While not many people follow cases in bankruptcy court, one particular recent court case stands out as a point of consideration for IRA beneficiaries.]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:02:48 GMT a4b0fb3e-383a-4873-816a-077434043b0e <![CDATA[The Motley Fool Tells You Why You Need a Self-Directed IRA ]]> The Motley Fool did recently. Find out what’s behind this point of view.  ]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:47:42 GMT ba2632da-693c-4e04-9188-da01cd7f93c4 <![CDATA[Investment Basics: Foreign Currency Trading]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:28:16 GMT 38d13455-4116-46f1-8548-d2f224ffd6d7 <![CDATA[Top Markets for Real Estate Rentals Revealed]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:33:48 GMT d0361eaa-ee46-42b1-bd9e-011a41670d51 <![CDATA[New IRS Rule Changes Limit on Rollovers]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:13:48 GMT a0a54fdc-0833-4762-bb0c-9f94df6a467b <![CDATA[Which Plan is Best for Your Financial Future: Traditional IRA or 401(k)?]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:26:45 GMT da64c198-bd13-481b-ae4a-4b5f1a427f8c <![CDATA[Investment Basics: Tax Liens and Tax Deeds]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:17:36 GMT e076e4b9-0ce7-4630-8335-684a27150e29 <![CDATA[Get Your Account Off to a Good Start in 2015]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 21:24:24 GMT ce782825-588a-4e33-9168-b5ab7970d51b <![CDATA[Wall Street Retiree Continues Shift to Alternative Investments with Dollar-Store Deal]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 21:07:25 GMT 6ed752e2-f3e9-45aa-bc2b-8e2852d0fc77 <![CDATA[Understanding Your Annual Maintenance Fee]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:55:09 GMT 86edea5d-6be4-48a9-acf9-dbe82c728cb7 <![CDATA[Clients-Only Portal Offers Easy Account Maintenance, Access to Experts]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:20:19 GMT eec5fe00-6e6e-4968-a179-7c93e6ebaf51 <![CDATA[IRAs Can Be Used for College Savings, and Other Facts about IRA Accounts You Might Not Know]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:03:50 GMT 4d25483b-c934-4f45-8767-0c92a60f6687 <![CDATA[Save the Family Home: From Foreclosure to Family Ownership]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:13:15 GMT 838ea1c3-ce4d-458d-9562-17ac471fa3d8 <![CDATA[The Age-Old Real Estate Question: Rehab or Hold?]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:03:24 GMT 1366d060-3164-4201-b2b8-6b2240b4603b <![CDATA[5 Most-Asked Questions about Self-Directed IRAs, with Answers and More ]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:18:38 GMT 59a1ae05-1976-45a8-9dd7-181a8192d273 <![CDATA[Recap: Industry Leaders Shared Valuable Insight with myEQUITY Online Community this Year]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:29:22 GMT 4e6fb3c4-89a4-4208-8fa3-95c283100215 <![CDATA[Top Webinars of 2014]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:02:22 GMT 44100d55-f089-49d7-8e91-cbc1e6364ee9 <![CDATA[Top Blog Posts of 2014]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:31:09 GMT e56272d2-9950-445c-b1cc-52a78f55ba6a <![CDATA[Top Videos of 2014]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:01:31 GMT af929729-287f-4436-b22a-31268b27a9b4 <![CDATA[How Real Estate can Help You make Your Money Work for You]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:37:56 GMT af33437f-bff9-4b47-a57a-b6f5330dcf4e <![CDATA[4 Things to Ask Yourself before Opening an IRA]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:35:39 GMT 2d61202f-689b-434c-a620-c7872f4cc454 <![CDATA[Tax Talk: 6 IRS Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:16:54 GMT 843bafe9-36d5-4dab-9de7-2a6a7303000f <![CDATA[4 Ways to Reduce Real Estate Investment Risk]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:01:06 GMT 135cedb8-8a98-424e-9e7f-8302d26e746c <![CDATA[Retired Police Officer Earns Passive Income with Real Estate]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:54:16 GMT 00e12c57-2427-4477-b149-01c262183406 <![CDATA[Over 50? Consider Roth Conversion to Avoid RMDs]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:38:48 GMT 3044c732-10d4-4a11-9e70-e7e530468bde <![CDATA[14 Painless, Everyday Money-Savers that Can Have a Big Impact on Your Retirement]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:56:52 GMT 860d8792-e12a-4e5c-8cb9-6789299cc1dd <![CDATA[If You Only Have a 401(k), You Could Be Missing Out]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:38:57 GMT 3840163e-a4f5-4456-a4a9-f9c77fc14fcd <![CDATA[Why You Should Pay More Attention to an Underrated Retirement Tool]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:16:19 GMT 27db6eb0-2e82-4deb-8953-52acd590c70b <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: How do the Roth IRA Rules Apply to Investments?]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:56:24 GMT 921b83c6-6248-439a-a2af-c0f30ac35714 <![CDATA[Are you Paying 401(k) Fees You Don’t Know About?]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:57:25 GMT 54c673a5-31d8-485b-b212-136e1c4bded8 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Investing in American Eagle Gold Coins with a Self-Directed IRA]]> ]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:16:29 GMT 0b6b1dc3-a6aa-49b6-8c2a-da3d283f2373 <![CDATA[How You Can Save for Healthcare Expenses and Retirement at the Same Time]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:54:57 GMT d5c79d12-66df-4e90-a400-480413a12929 <![CDATA[Note-Buying Expert to Answer Your Questions in myEQUITY Forum]]> .]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:03:46 GMT 2304713e-eafa-46b8-9d8b-ebffc1e24b82 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Can I Pay Myself a Salary with IRA Funds?]]> self-directed IRA funds and use those funds to pay myself a salary?
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90d3b3d3-e063-48c9-96c6-69553d8ed57a <![CDATA[How to Get a 401(k) Even if You’re Self-Employed]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:03:12 GMT 8baffc6b-fbab-48b7-9f3f-3f87e15db7fa <![CDATA[Audit Checklist: 4 Steps to Take if You’re Tapped by the IRS]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:42:21 GMT 981ae722-7c18-4193-b6eb-29ea333f5c50 <![CDATA[The Roth IRA 5-Year Rule]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:27:37 GMT 1474a6fd-5c6a-4505-9e8c-61704235241b <![CDATA[Who’s a Better Source for Retirement Planning Knowledge: Men or Women? ]]> A recent report reveals the difference between each gender’s 401(k) balances and activity.]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:02:40 GMT a9935542-5f72-41e1-b940-e5f9a37bd67b <![CDATA[What to Know Before Taking the Plunge into Luxury Real Estate Investing]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:30:27 GMT efb53c3f-886a-408b-9d9d-fe7ea66bc007 <![CDATA[Advisors Show How “Super-Sizing” Your IRA Could Be More Attainable than You Might Think]]> Private Wealth magazine outlines what it calls a road map to accumulating a retirement account of that size.  ]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:17:12 GMT 7c7ab519-2f75-4c29-9788-d84b58558a8b <![CDATA[The Science of Finding (and Keeping) Good Tenants for Your Rental Properties]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:59:08 GMT 4625c7c6-cbda-42e2-8f4c-497c428a45ff <![CDATA[Dos and Don’ts of Auctions]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:52:23 GMT 4e9f7b39-698f-4f37-9b75-588ab934057c <![CDATA[Hiring Your Children Could Cut Your Taxes and Make them Future Millionaires ]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:04:23 GMT 2e5a9515-3289-45a5-ad47-5290fee2ecd5 <![CDATA[How Tax Diversification Could Change Your Retirement ]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:30:22 GMT fa0506db-4f60-4fca-ba78-6127e3c45731 <![CDATA[Client’s First Tax Lien Sale Nets Over $90,000]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:49:42 GMT 7fcd98d4-6950-45b6-8aa6-686ff5522c42 <![CDATA[More than Just Rent Checks: Being a Landlord]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:27:27 GMT 9509bb06-f438-4093-92b1-0134fc4ccaec <![CDATA[How Retirees can Earn Passive Income with Real Estate]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:08:01 GMT 089ea6bf-8d19-479e-9f46-ca18eb846d3c <![CDATA[Self-Directed Investment Dress-Rehearsal]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:41:21 GMT 58a377e0-a64f-478d-b174-a7c02b9c01d1 <![CDATA[Is your Infant Investing Yet?]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:43:25 GMT 8b03fae6-c61b-4d6a-89bc-2c5a0f5bf07a <![CDATA[How to Get More Funding for Investments while Teaching Your Children about Money]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:03:48 GMT f9f3edcb-60c2-42d8-97d8-d1f075a4f961 <![CDATA[Another Sign that Self-Directed IRAs are Going Mainstream]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:46:15 GMT d4ee0366-9fb2-47b3-a939-dd8d3334a2dd <![CDATA[Tax Talk: Is a Roth IRA Conversion Right for You this Year?]]> If you have a traditional IRA, you might benefit from converting some or all of it to a Roth IRA. Learn about the factors that determine if this strategy makes sense for you.  ]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:54:36 GMT 1514f938-f145-4c39-be64-654a1cd3cbb2 <![CDATA[You Can Do a Lot with an IRA – But Not That]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:38:09 GMT 7d9c63e8-281d-4cb6-857d-bbfbfd3fd6c9 <![CDATA[What You Need to Know about Required Minimum Distributions (Part Two): Illiquid Assets]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:10:31 GMT 65a7d8fc-664e-412e-8558-4ef10db81f93 <![CDATA[Real Estate Investors Embrace Crowd Mentality]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:59:48 GMT e56a978a-87c8-4edf-be06-e3ea375e6b2d <![CDATA[Sweet 16 and Investing in Real Estate]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:12:14 GMT ffe1d570-2d38-433a-8134-4bf20bcbcb84 <![CDATA[How Your Gender Could Affect Your Negotiations]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:17:49 GMT cfdc5419-99be-4742-af37-1808976154c7 <![CDATA[Women Could Soon Overtake Men in Wealth Possession]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:57:26 GMT a3ebbae3-71d2-4594-8061-e41f62fcf09e <![CDATA[What You Need to Know about Required Minimum Distributions (Part One)]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:07:56 GMT c9231512-501a-4507-bf2f-3ed5772f934a <![CDATA[$40 Investment Can Turn into $10 Million, Buffett Says]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:59:26 GMT c3f2bc36-95bc-4f09-927f-deb0945b1410 <![CDATA[HGTV Star Reveals Successful Real Estate Investing Secrets]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:56:07 GMT a1534f42-c16a-441a-b986-5e52316f6f12 <![CDATA[Tax Talk: Checklist for New Businesses]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:07:13 GMT db9655c2-e2cb-4bb8-830d-91ec3adfb6c2 <![CDATA[What Would Top Advisors Think of Your Retirement Strategy?]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:03:00 GMT 36d1392d-f038-4a12-8835-504495befa90 <![CDATA[Potential Retirement Income Booster: Move to a New City]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:25:53 GMT 587af052-8914-4c8f-9061-283c270032a9 <![CDATA[What Counts as an “Investment Property?” …And Other Terms to Know]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:07:07 GMT 2ac80eec-a402-4b25-99a4-a963fc0a6b30 <![CDATA[Check Off These Items Before Hiring Your Next Contractor]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:17:41 GMT 88210737-3589-4567-8499-f314f00dfb4e <![CDATA[The Journey from Average Joe to Retired Millionaire]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:14:27 GMT b77924b7-03e7-434c-beee-88e9d2f9658c <![CDATA[Real Estate Investor: Learn from My Mistakes]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:53:27 GMT f8d48cec-5ad9-42c7-85a8-0dd97f70f7bf <![CDATA[Patriarch’s Estate Provides Cautionary Tale about the Importance of Paperwork]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:38:33 GMT 9afd3636-1dcd-45f8-847f-06ea837b9717 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Should I Get a Traditional IRA or a Self-Directed IRA?]]> ]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:30:33 GMT a5c4c0ed-b9d5-4191-b676-8b70cac33c3c <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Is It Worth the Fees for a Single Investment?]]> ]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:19:55 GMT 54a98eae-2b5c-44d9-9e2b-732c0c114651 <![CDATA[7 Steps to a Business Plan]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:01:31 GMT 65b9ad65-c7c3-4414-98f6-ddbc271f08f7 <![CDATA[What if the Legacy Your Loved One Leaves Behind is Debt?]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:02 GMT 50dbd817-9214-4afb-888a-30627666d9cc <![CDATA[List Ranks Military-Friendly Retirement States]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:31:23 GMT 50339c53-d0c1-4cab-94ac-36684451ca3a <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Do I Need to Worry Beyond Sweat Equity?]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:07:26 GMT e9b5eda8-ef63-4313-9616-6495a346dafe <![CDATA[Building Wealth for Yourself and Your Children]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:25:18 GMT 2a12986d-8e14-4766-b80e-e04dd45ea7ca <![CDATA[Money Lessons Can Be Important, Even for Kids Who Already Have It]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:12:16 GMT 7ad8dbaa-75dd-4bad-a6f7-6981df6fb7cb <![CDATA[Do You Know Your “Rights” as an IRA Account Holder?]]> A recently published “IRA Owner’s Bill of Rights” aims to educate retirement savers and clear misconceptions about what they can and can’t do with their retirement savings accounts.]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:52:14 GMT 513c2952-5edf-4211-902b-3f3ec4f7ccdb <![CDATA[What Could Be Keeping Investors from Alternatives? Their Advisors]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:40:19 GMT 58e06a59-bd19-49ff-ad45-3ca52963e013 <![CDATA[Not All IRA Custodians Are Built Alike]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:23:22 GMT 8d697ccd-1274-4f9e-a5f6-2af8cdb77e19 <![CDATA[The Beginner’s Guide to Being a Landlord]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:09:52 GMT 2b03c818-e98f-43fd-9347-2e47729f08a7 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: I Want to Start Self-Directing, but I Don’t Have an Investment Lined Up Yet]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 GMT 04363107-c0f6-4eed-bcc9-6358cdb52617 <![CDATA[Soon to be Retired? Facts and Figures You Might Want to Know]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:28:38 GMT cc55e573-f1bf-4e1c-81bf-21f7745fc851 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: How can UBIT Affect my IRA?]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:27:58 GMT be1d6450-9eaa-477e-bcad-a92d4ebe992e <![CDATA[How to Silence Retirement Fears and Approach Planning Like You Watch TV]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:44:50 GMT 6f695801-c9ee-476f-83e8-677304755858 <![CDATA[Free Your Funds: What You Can Do with the 401(k) You Left with a Former Employer]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:33:48 GMT f5fe15e4-ef06-4eed-a701-8037b8842fad <![CDATA[6 Common Retirement Mistakes]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 18:56:37 GMT 36ec40a5-3863-49e2-a0b4-b4b8b7a81ac3 <![CDATA[Gender Gap Found in Retirement Income Levels]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 14:29:52 GMT bbc4953a-6c7f-4371-8aa3-3e22d35a21d7 <![CDATA[Private Money Lending: An Alternative to Banks for Alternative Investors]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 13:26:32 GMT 80c9a962-5540-46ea-9a55-2401de2c43c5 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: How to Set Up Beneficiaries for My IRA]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 13:21:51 GMT 5c7a10b2-09e0-48e2-af0d-506617a9da3e <![CDATA[Tax-Free Vs. Tax-Deferred Plans]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 15:31:15 GMT c8e9405f-a96a-4db0-a746-8309f066f598 <![CDATA[3 Simple Teaching Moments You Can Share with Your Children]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:33:21 GMT eae931ae-7701-4178-8d58-c245dafd5bb0 <![CDATA[Find Out How the Size of Your College Fund Compares to Other Americans]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:49:16 GMT bd897232-884b-4c81-a939-e7edf65c32fb <![CDATA[Signed, Sealed, Delivered: What to Sign and Not to Sign when it Comes to Self-Directed Investments]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 17:56:04 GMT 26d803ab-5ef7-47e9-adff-c46f1371d2a0 <![CDATA[HSA Contribution Limits to Increase in 2015]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 15:47:23 GMT 516b148a-5d3b-445a-863c-02e8cbe252b8 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: What’s the Best Way to Fund my Account?]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT 87d4483d-f09c-4c80-b414-78b0b1b30af4 <![CDATA[Rebuilding Katrina-Ravaged New Orleans is a Win-Win for Equity Trust Clients]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 18:40:27 GMT 788ee195-1c67-4938-b9be-96a367175c80 <![CDATA[Investors Find Opportunity in Foreclosures]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 15:21:25 GMT c871f365-aa03-4e2d-993c-10ae5aac35ab <![CDATA[Books to Help You Profit Intellectually as You Build Your IRA]]> Making an investment in your education can be just as rewarding as building your retirement. Discover books for entrepreneurs that help you do both.]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:34:20 GMT 80bec18c-84d6-40e3-a741-4e7b97808845 <![CDATA[Top 8 Ways to Invest in Real Estate Using Other People’s Money]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:12:00 GMT 7af3abd1-02ff-4852-b8f1-cd43bbc7cf85 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Are There Any Special Rules Related to Investing in Livestock with an IRA?]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT 47aaa083-f52c-4852-9811-ed1d9e5de045 <![CDATA[Are you an Entrepreneur? There’s a Retirement Plan for You]]> Thu, 01 May 2014 13:13:17 GMT 03e33075-54f0-4173-beb6-f8a84aaea77a <![CDATA[Coffee Cup Method of Retirement Planning]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:40:20 GMT f935507c-9796-413e-b9ec-4a24fbe92a19 <![CDATA[Survey: Americans See Real Estate as the Best Long-Term Investment]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:04:06 GMT 89e26a3a-7ff1-4243-abf2-1e96813f69d6 <![CDATA[Ask the IRA Expert: Can My IRA Receive a Loan or Financing?]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT 2522a60c-f9b7-4c6e-8364-62126bbb8718 <![CDATA[How to Get More out of Your Tax Refund]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:28:29 GMT 25993f8a-2c96-466a-b12e-c3e0c9ebcc2a <![CDATA[IRS Clarifies IRA Rollover Rule]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:17:23 GMT 074473b0-0501-4327-a987-a13e4db08c52 <![CDATA[New Investor Insights Webinar Covers Land Trusts and Much More]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:52:28 GMT 84b3d9ac-dbac-4151-9ba1-99120bf90a8d <![CDATA[Custodians, Administrators, Facilitators and Promoters—Oh My!]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:23:41 GMT 2ef36fe6-1399-455a-8386-79d038543f0c <![CDATA[Is Your Real Estate Market Hot? Depends if You’re Buying or Selling]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:03:40 GMT c99b3ef2-8ca7-4dcf-be52-813e90f688ad <![CDATA[There’s a World of Investing Beyond Stocks]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:44:14 GMT 888ae112-70ac-47b0-95cc-d4011a9ca9a3 <![CDATA[Selfies for the IRS? How to Keep Your Own Tax Records (without Going to Extremes)]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:39:20 GMT 8c71ab96-2428-4c1c-8cd6-2181dab15129 <![CDATA[New Self-Directed IRA Q&A Series: Ask the IRA Expert]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:21:07 GMT 0dd7c0e6-b88b-4253-bb81-ab2093b98aae <![CDATA[Are you Ready for the Upcoming April Tax Lien Auctions?]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:42:13 GMT 36a57f3e-7ddc-41b1-80bd-e69b61d88352 <![CDATA[Oops, I Own a House…]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:23:36 GMT b64c2418-f826-41ee-9ba8-706ea080bef6 <![CDATA[Tax Talk: Rules for Children with Investment Income]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:11:57 GMT 458dfb6d-1fb1-4c85-96fc-7323f4b675a0 <![CDATA[Self-Directed Investing: Don’t Let Minor Mistakes Become Major Delays]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:58:22 GMT d72f0e92-3173-45e8-8d7d-51d5a9a85b46 <![CDATA[Time Shares Study Revealing Secrets to Happy Retirement ]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:55:49 GMT 66970752-202f-4eff-9242-3ef707428f4e <![CDATA[IRA Notes on Contributions: What Happens if You Over-Contribute?]]> When it comes to IRA contributions, good recordkeeping is more important than many realize – especially when you’re trying to figure out if you over-contributed. Find out how to keep track of your account and how to fix mistakes before they become costly.]]> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:09:25 GMT 1e4e7c38-8172-402a-bb8e-71fda257bc16 <![CDATA[To Equity Trust Founder, a Piece of Land is Much More than Soil and Rocks]]> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:32:38 GMT dc97ff56-d170-40ce-8876-fa9e0bdedc75 <![CDATA[Study Reveals Most Popular Type of Retirement Plan]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:44:05 GMT eb0b80e5-d004-47d0-86af-d6e1a421c5bd <![CDATA[Tips for Working with Title Companies on Real Estate Transactions with Your Self-Directed IRA]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:28:56 GMT ee566865-3d63-4578-9970-2d42dda980a6 <![CDATA[Top Item on IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” Offers Reminder for All Taxpayers ]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:07:29 GMT 5a430753-492d-4c6a-b2d7-012cfcfda929 <![CDATA[Tax Talk: IRS Warns of “Dirty Dozen” ]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:34:21 GMT 1bff7485-6a24-40df-8e49-a45543859f90 <![CDATA[Tax Talk: Taxable vs. Nontaxable Income]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT 651a49fa-84bb-4219-8f03-8d9327444c44 <![CDATA[Major Companies Reduce 401(k) Match]]> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:04:29 GMT 886765db-c133-4f68-bd6d-41498cc9842d <![CDATA[7 Dumb Risks Retirement Investors Take]]> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:46:04 GMT f16cb578-66d9-4b6a-a6bf-da588ecbed0d <![CDATA[More than Medals: U.S. Athletes Bring Home Money...and Tax Liability]]> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:30:50 GMT b387fd88-93d6-4a8c-b672-c3c1b6c1b61b <![CDATA[Tax Talk: 4 Ways to Get IRS Forms and Publications]]> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:12:58 GMT 521f3343-6f2a-471d-9e7e-9ab9ea78f397 <![CDATA[Investing in Education Savings Plans]]>  
There are some investing options available for parents to consider when saving for their children’s education. ]]>
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:51:16 GMT
6507509b-9fab-49de-8db5-a98faf7c7392 <![CDATA[UBIT: How to Figure Out if You Owe]]> There are certain situations that cause investors to be responsible for an Unrelated Business Income Tax, or UBIT. Find out if it applies to you and what you need to do to square up with the IRS]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:01:04 GMT 8c5fa47a-8c0c-4cb6-b751-5746495d1d99 <![CDATA[Tax Talk: Home Office Deduction 101]]> If you use a home office as part of your job, you may be able to deduct a portion of certain expenses or take the new, simpler, “safe harbor” deduction on your tax return.]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:45:47 GMT 9c4bffc8-9063-4a9a-b554-ffe43f44a3b2 <![CDATA[Most Tax-Friendly States for your Retirement Income]]> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:56:06 GMT 3bf9f5f3-e606-4c83-a2c2-52ff14dfe1a7 <![CDATA[Guide to Calculating and Preparing for College Costs]]> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:03:41 GMT 3d912121-af86-47ff-ba4f-61fe0ff280bc <![CDATA[Tax Talk: Time for an Estate Plan Checkup]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:47:07 GMT 07fc2f6c-f345-4e8c-bedb-86d63f11330d <![CDATA[Infographic: 2014 Contribution Limits]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:12:47 GMT 3a327a44-c059-401f-a833-97245625d42e <![CDATA[Top 8 Ways to Retire Early]]> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT b5150fe5-1fe2-40d2-b77a-487e25412ec7 <![CDATA[The Hottest Spots in the U.S. for Real Estate Investing]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:50:29 GMT f8d212fb-51e1-4294-9962-e9bd9dbe0528 <![CDATA[New-Year Account Maintenance That Could Save You Unnecessary Delays]]> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:19:13 GMT 61f983bb-e78e-4453-a58a-7000da2b345f <![CDATA[ How to Make Your First Self-Directed Investment: Step-by-Step]]> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:41:08 GMT 6ed1ad6b-5d28-4530-af46-263e045f39c1 <![CDATA[Top Retirement Planning Mistakes]]> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:03:26 GMT 505736f0-fbd3-43dd-b58c-21406073b923 <![CDATA[Why Open an IRA Outside of Your 401(k)?]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:29:50 GMT 44f7b281-43d6-485c-b520-87dec153d1c9 <![CDATA[Why is estate planning so important?]]> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:26:28 GMT edacfb21-b5ef-4e77-948d-cf44e3abcfff <![CDATA[Free Webinar: Self-Directed IRA Basics]]> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:52:17 GMT 1ee6d745-7ae6-4a2b-8a01-25b29eca33b3 <![CDATA[Sneak Preview: Networking Conference Agenda]]> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:05:54 GMT 94c72935-1830-4a8d-9ea9-2cf64ea6b0b8 <![CDATA[Wholesaling Real Estate in Your Self-Directed IRA]]> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:51:36 GMT c1fd1f87-93fa-4044-9fd9-d6a8866b3e5a <![CDATA[Looking for New Investment Opportunities? Study Up on College Towns]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:07:23 GMT 5ddff46b-7f0b-48fb-8417-bb4fe06a711c <![CDATA[Bestselling Author, Retirement Specialist to Keynote Networking Conference]]> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:53:00 GMT 91d50420-a046-47e4-814a-c4de4be47500 <![CDATA[The Top Hot Spots (and Hot Funding Source) for Real Estate Investing]]> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:22:20 GMT 7a12ac27-f9ea-4e73-9e46-214d7b590440 <![CDATA[New Exclusive Webinar: How to Protect Assets in Your Self-Directed IRA]]> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:01:32 GMT 241144f8-c594-46fb-b10a-b6d59ad2fd19 <![CDATA[Enter to Win the Ultimate Networking Experience]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:20:54 GMT b430bba1-45f5-4ad9-9be8-f48ad4489dd2 <![CDATA[Asset Protection Attorney Warns Against Unqualified IRA Provider Practices]]> Fri, 10 May 2013 20:37:15 GMT 1e213b4e-5c0e-446d-9c7c-3f8166efd28a <![CDATA[And They’re Off…to Win a Free IRA for a Year and Education]]> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:12:42 GMT 960210b0-5508-4cc0-8f7c-7d62ec55ea78 <![CDATA[Client Paul Puts Fears Aside, Grows Self-Directed IRA by Nearly 30 Percent]]> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:04:29 GMT d3e8f098-dfd0-4f63-9c2b-83c41975c2ec <![CDATA[Growing a Financial Future with Farmland]]> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:59:42 GMT 6e3dd526-6f19-47ed-8c16-0d7c0ad6a687 <![CDATA[Bad Weather Brings Out the Worst in Some People]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:37:52 GMT beb27e19-a396-4317-93bd-7994532247e1 <![CDATA[Community Blood Drives Hosted at Our Ohio Offices]]> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:47:50 GMT 3bddff0d-6564-456b-9467-37d9072cc9d9 <![CDATA[Packaging Company Owner Ships Out Market Losses in Exchange for 30 Percent Returns with Self-Directed IRA]]>
“We’re kind of playing along in a game that we have no control or understanding of,” says Chris, an Equity Trust client who owns a packaging company near Los Angeles. “There’s so much information out there that if you’re not plugged in to the market day in and day out, you’re rolling the dice.”]]>
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:52:35 GMT
4ceeafdc-c30a-4be5-8871-491225029753 <![CDATA[Where to Report Investment Fraud]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:16:32 GMT 4cd517a2-f557-47f6-92cf-744dc447c34d <![CDATA[3 Common Misconceptions that Trip Up New Self-Directed IRA Investors]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:23:48 GMT 73928631-43a5-4f42-b93f-0f1641372ff4 <![CDATA[Common Scams & Schemes]]> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:23:51 GMT bee6c3af-ce4f-4ceb-85a9-ef6a861331b9 <![CDATA[Identifying Scams: Questions to Ask]]> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:31:34 GMT 696aee43-464e-480e-9d16-b1bd52695cf7 <![CDATA[Identifying Fraudulent Investments, Ponzi Schemes and Other Scams]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:44:05 GMT a281d0a1-5b6c-4e37-9ca8-6b14dc742d18 <![CDATA[New Scam & Fraud Knowledge Center]]> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:50:09 GMT 481bf895-4ec9-4702-b2c7-8408c4d9d6c8 <![CDATA[4 Steps to Successful Note Buying]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:07:23 GMT 90aca865-086e-44ae-b5a2-314064b0b2ca <![CDATA[The Profit-Building, Economy-Saving Potential of Note-Buying – By the Numbers]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 13:18:57 GMT 93d94796-17cf-4aae-a96f-896b4eca956b <![CDATA[Contribution limits to rise for IRAs, 401(k)s]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:55:04 GMT 69ecea2d-d2f9-4f6b-a192-69582c5d8e48 <![CDATA[How to Tell if Your Retirement Savings Measures Up]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 18:02:02 GMT cf0d5328-cfa5-471e-8cf3-64d18c7a4c7d <![CDATA[Current Clients Reveal Winning Real Estate Strategies]]> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:51:51 GMT f8592a95-6fa5-4a27-8a72-8ab87fcc6f75 <![CDATA[No Retirement in Sight for Many Workers with Financial Woes]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:29:41 GMT c52ae521-4927-4885-aa60-beb1b40fad33 <![CDATA[Save Time, Money and Headaches with Proper Due Diligence In Real Estate Investing]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 21:00:21 GMT