In the United States, a 401(k) plan is the tax-qualified, defined-contribution pension account defined in subsection 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code.

An IRA-to-IRA transfer is one of the most common methods of moving assets from one IRA to another. A transfer usually occurs between two separate financial organizations, but a transfer may also occur between IRAs held at the same organization. ... Also, there is no reporting or withholding to the IRS on an IRA transfer.  (May 14, 2019)


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An individual retirement account in the United States is a form of "individual retirement plan", provided by many financial institutions, that provides tax advantages for retirement savings.

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What is a Self-Directed IRA?

A Self-Directed IRA is an IRA in which you, the account-holder, are in charge of making all investment decisions. A self-directed IRA provides you with greater opportunity for asset diversification outside of the more traditional stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. A Self-Directed IRA enables you to invest your retirement money into (almost) any alternative investment. What can a Self-Directed IRA invest in?

Self-Directed IRA investments range from

The more popular – real estate, IRA LLC's, small businesses, private loans, non-publicly-traded funds, and precious metals to – the more exotic – cattle, timber, soy beans, solar farms, and race horses. Some Trust Companies may hold more than 100 different types of alternative investments on behalf of their clients.

How come I never heard about this before?

That’s because 97% of retirement accounts are held by the traditional brokerage houses (e.g. Fidelity, Vanguard, and Schwab) who generally only hold stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Only 3% of retirement accounts are held by Self-Directed IRA Custodians like Trust Company and are invested in alternatives.

How does it work?

Setting-up a Self-Directed IRA could be a simple 3-step process:

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Combine IRA Tax Advantages with Farr Investment Capital Investing Opportunities.

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Open & Fund Your IRA.

Open an IRA account with Farr Investment Capital Company. If you have a 401(k) with a previous employer or an existing IRA, you can transfer or rollover your funds without paying  taxes or penalties. It is that simple.

Decide on your IRA's Investment with Farr Investment Capital.
You return documentation to Trust Company in order to make investment with Farr Investment Capital.

Your IRA funds that Investment.

At your direction, Trust Company sends funds from your IRA to Farr Investment Capital's  offering and holds the investment on behalf of your account.

Farr Investment Capital is also pleased to  announce that IRA, 401(k), and HSA investors may participate in this offering. Retirement plan holders may allocate their tax-advantaged dollars toward Farr Investment Capital just as they may allocate the  non-IRA funds in their personal bank accounts. 

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Individual investors may invest with both their personal funds and their retirement funds if they so choose; they are under no obligation to select one funding method or  the other. Those interested in this investment avenue are encouraged to contact Farr Investment Capital for more information.