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Category Archives: Self-Directed IRA Education

6 Differences Between Custodians and Administrators

As an independent, qualified custodian, we understand our role is different than that of a third-party administrator (TPA). However, we’re often asked the difference between a custodian and an administrator. Here are six important differences between custodians and administrators. Custodians are subject to federal or state regulation. Regulators must review the financial and operational stability […]

5 Common Questions About Real Estate Investments

Real estate is widely considered to be among the top alternative investments. Many investors transfer or roll over funds into self-directed accounts because their current custodian either won’t allow real estate holdings or because they have little experience with the asset when held inside tax-advantaged accounts. Perhaps you’re wondering if owning real estate inside a […]

3 Little-Known Facts About Real Estate Investing in Self-Directed IRAs

Last week, we outlined 10 common Self-Directed IRA misconceptions. Number 6 on the list was the misconception that owning real estate in an IRA is illegal. As long as IRS rules are followed, you can definitely own real estate in a retirement account. Of course, having a custodian who specializes in self-directed accounts is key. […]

10 Self-Directed IRA Misconceptions

Kingdom Trust has previously posted articles from our IRA Myth Debunked series seeking to debunk some commonly-held misconceptions about investing. Unfortunately, despite our industry’s efforts to educate on the truth about Self-Directed IRAs, we still find a bevy of IRA misconceptions that are, for lack of a better term, fake news. In today’s post, we […]

7 Steps to Financial Independence

We all hope to be financially “free” one day, but what does that look like for you? Is it having enough money for education expenses, your next vacation or even funding your retirement years? This short list could help you jumpstart your financial independence and get you on track for retirement. 1. Set Goals: It’s easy to […]