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Using Real Estate To Build
Your Ultimate Retirement
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Invest in a Private Entity To
Build Your Ultimate Retirement
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Use A Checkbook IRA
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Using Precious Metals
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Using Promissory Notes To
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Select Your Types of Plans

Traditional IRA

A Traditional Individual Retirement Account is the oldest and most common type of retirement plan. A self-directed traditional IRA allows you to select the investments that you choose within your retirement plan.

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Roth IRA

One of the best ways to save for retirement is with a Mountain West Self-Directed Roth Individual Retirement Account. Why? Because the growth and income on your investments are free from federal income tax as long as certain conditions are met.

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Sep IRA

Simplified Employee Pension plans (SEP IRAs) may provide an easy, low-cost plan option if you are self-employed or a partner/owner of a corporation. With a Mountain West Self-Directed SEP IRA, you can use this account to invest in what you know best.

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Simple IRA

A Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE IRA) is an IRA-based plan that gives employers an easy way to make contributions toward the retirement of their employees and themselves. This type of plan is designed for small businesses with 100 employees.

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Individual (k) Plan

The Mountain West IRA Individual 401(k) Retirement Plan is a defined contribution plan for businesses that employ only the owners, their spouses, and partners. In some plans, including 401(k), business owners can make both employee deferrals and employer contributions.

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Health Savings Account

A Mountain West IRA self-directed Health Savings Account (HSA) combines high deductible health insurance with a tax-favored savings account. Contributions to the HSA are 100% deductible, just like a Traditional IRA.

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Welcome to Mountain West IRA

Founded by CEO Jon A. Galane in April of 2006, Mountain West IRA is one of the nation’s leading independent self-directed IRA and 401(k) administration companies, specializing in record keeping services for individuals and small business owners who desire to include non-traditional assets within their tax-deferred and tax-free portfolios.  With offices in Idaho and Florida, Mountain West IRA prides itself in offering self-directed retirement plans to clients nationwide at the highest level of customer service in the industry.

Our goal is to assist you with your alternative asset purchases while paying little or no taxes.  Building wealth can be difficult, but our knowledgeable staff is dedicated to serving as your primary source for financial education, enabling you to make informed self-directed asset purchasing decisions.

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Select Your Types of Investments

Real Estate

Over time, real estate investments have afforded many people the powerful combination of appreciation and income. The purchase of real estate through a self-directed IRA is a popular choice for this and other reasons.

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Promissory Notes

A note is an investment vehicle that is used to extend credit from one or more individuals or entities to another individual or individual’s entity.

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Private Placements

Purchasing non-traditional assets with a self-directed IRA can help you diversify your portfolio, which may guard your portfolio against economic changes.

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Precious Metals

Financial professionals across the globe agree that the key to success is asset diversification. To reduce the risks of volatility, they suggest the purchase of precious metals to diversify your portfolio among different asset classes.

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Client Testimonial




Growing my retirement funds through a Self-Directed IRA at Mountain West helps me to be more in control of my investments.


~ Brandon from Oregon

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Mountain West IRA has a small business charm with outstanding customer service and knowledge.


~ Cindy from Texas

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I didn’t know that there were so many other investment options outside of the stock market until a friend told me about Mountain West IRA. I called them and had a Roth account set up by the end of the week.


~ Jim from Delaware

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Contact Information


Idaho Office

P: 208-377-3311

F: 208-376-4567

10096 West Fairview Ave.

Suite 160

Boise, Idaho 83704

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Florida Office

P: 727-222-4200

F: 727-447-4567

Southeast Region Office

609 Court St.

Clearwater, Florida 33756-5505

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