Roth IRA V.S. Traditional IRA

When making the choice to invest in an IRA, the decision can seem a bit daunting. You may be wondering what type of IRA would work best for your needs. Additionally, the terminology and volume of information may have become overwhelming. Mountain West IRA offers multiple retirement savings options to our customers. It’s important to … Continue reading “Roth IRA V.S. Traditional IRA”

5 Must-Have Characteristics for Successful Real Estate Investing

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. While there is no definitive list of characteristics that make someone successful at real estate investing, most successful real estate investors share … Continue reading “5 Must-Have Characteristics for Successful Real Estate Investing”

Investing in Gold and Other Precious Metals with a Self Directed IRA

People have been enthralled with owning gold and other precious metals for centuries and in recent years the popularity of owning gold has only increased. Some investors choose gold, silver or other precious metals as a hedge against inflation or against losses in other investments. Others feel secure with an investment that has a global … Continue reading “Investing in Gold and Other Precious Metals with a Self Directed IRA”