Self-Direction 101: Advanta IRA Holds Webinar Regarding Self-Directed IRAs and How They Can Potentially Boost Earnings in Investment Portfolios

Self-directed IRAs are becoming more popular, utilized by both sophisticated and beginning investors who find these types of accounts useful in potentially boosting the earnings of retirement portfolios. Even so, many people are unaware of self-directed accounts and the benefits alternative investments offer—which is why Advanta IRA is offering this webinar at no cost to investors everywhere.

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While Advanta IRA does not provide investment advice, we do encourage investors to educate themselves on the benefits of self-directing their investment accounts and offer a wide platform of events designed to do exactly that.

Largo, Florida (PRWEB) December 05, 2013

Investors capitalize on their own knowledge to acquire alternative investments as assets inside investment portfolios by using self-directed IRAs and other like accounts. Alternative investments include: real estate, precious metals, mortgages, notes, tax liens, private placements, LLCs, foreign currency exchange, and futures trading. Other alternative investments are found in oil and gas opportunities, cattle, raw land, accounts receivable and more. The list of possible alternative investments can be extensive. The only items not allowed as assets are the following, as determined by the IRS: collectibles and life insurance contracts.

“Self-directed IRA account administrators like Advanta IRA allow clients to hold alternative investments in their portfolios. Why? Because diversity is key when investing, and alternative investments have the potential to garner income for investment accounts at a faster pace than traditional investments,” says Jack Callahan, Managing Partner of Advanta IRA Services. “While Advanta IRA does not provide investment advice, we do encourage investors to educate themselves on the benefits of self-directing their investment accounts and offer a wide platform of events designed to do exactly that.”

With that in mind, Advanta IRA is hosting the webinar below in an effort to educate investors on the potential benefits of all types of self-directed investment accounts.

Event: Webinar – Self-Direction 101
Date: December 10, 2013
Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm
Location: Online
Cost: No charge.
Register: by contacting Larissa Greene at (727) 581-9853 ext. 1140 or by emailing lgreene(at)advantairagroup(dot)com

About Advanta IRA

Advanta IRA Services, located in Largo, Florida, has been in operation for over 10 years, providing administrative service to owners of self-directed IRAs throughout the Tampa Bay and Sarasota, Florida regions. Advanta IRA Administration offers a second location serving the Atlanta, Georgia area and surrounding regions. Both offices are managed by Jack Callahan, J.D., CFP™. Advanta IRA offers classes, seminars and other educational tools designed to assist clients in managing self-directed IRAs by investing in real estate, notes, private placements and other non-traditional assets that have the potential to maximize IRA earnings on a tax-free or tax-deferred basis.

About Jack Callahan

Jack M. Callahan, J.D., CFP™, is the managing partner at Advanta IRA Services in Largo, FL and Advanta IRA Administration in Atlanta, GA. Jack established the corporate office, Advanta IRA Services, in 2003. Prior to that, Jack delivered specialized counsel to real estate investors, small business owners and real estate professionals on tax, legal and financial matters. As an industry expert, Jack is a frequent speaker on the topic of self-directed retirement plans and an accredited continuing education instructor for the Florida and Georgia Bar Associations, Florida and Georgia Real Estate Commissions, and The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned his bachelor of science degree in finance and multinational business from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law.


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