ASHEVILLE, NC / ACCESSWIRE / January 23, 2021 / What does it mean to beat the market? For many investors, it’s a simple formula of beating the returns of a popular index like the S&P 500. But in a recent post at American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA administration firm, the company explored the concept of beating the market and what it might mean when using a Self-Directed IRA.
The post noted that using a Self-Directed IRA typically means that investors are looking to expand beyond the market for returns. That means that investors may turn to real estate, for example, within a Self-Directed IRA. Holding real estate within a Self-Directed IRA provides retirement protections on a powerful asset class. For many investors, the ability to invest in real estate can provide opportunities for growth that may beat the performance of the stock market in a specific time frame.
But the post also points out that there is some subtlety to “beating the market” that many investors might miss. For example, while a real estate asset can appreciate quickly and beat the returns on the stock market, many investors typically refer to “beating the market” as being able to pick individual mutual funds that outperform popular stock indexes.
A Self-Directed IRA makes it possible to find high-quality returns within a retirement portfolio that are not dependent on the performance of the stock market. That may come through real estate assets, private companies, precious metals, and even tax liens. It provides an opportunity for knowledgeable, careful investors to grow retirement wealth without having to think about beating the market at its own game by picking the “right stocks.”
“Any investor should look for ways to maximize retirement returns,” said Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA. “But ultimately, the strategy investors choose with a Self-Directed IRA is up to them. They may take advantage of experience in real estate, for example, to build a powerful real estate portfolio. In that way, there are no guarantees when it comes to investing. But there are strong opportunities that investors can open themselves up to when they choose a Self-Directed IRA.”
“American IRA, LLC was established in 2004 by Jim Hitt, CEO in Asheville, NC.
The mission of American IRA is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry. Jim Hitt and his team have grown the company to over $400 million in assets under administration by educating the public that their Self-Directed IRA account can invest in a variety of assets such as real estate, private lending, limited liability companies, precious metals and much more.
As a Self-Directed IRA administrator, they are a neutral third party. They do not make any recommendations to any person or entity associated with investments of any type (including financial representatives, investment promoters or companies, or employees, agents or representatives associated with these firms). They are not responsible for and are not bound by any statements, representations, warranties or agreements made by any such person or entity and do not provide any recommendation on the quality profitability or reputability of any investment, individual or company. The term “they” refers to American IRA, located in Asheville and Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA.”
SOURCE: American IRA, LLC
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