Chairing The Love – Meet Helen

Helen

Chair the Love Wheelchair Recipient

Helen loves life. She has a large family, writes children’s books, and is very involved in her community. Most of all, Helen loves to talk to people and learn about their lives and their stories. Helen is a fiercely independent person and does not like to rely on others to do things for her. So when she had an accident and lost much of her mobility, Helen did not take it lying down. With the help of her doctor, her family, and her community she has been working hard to recover much of the mobility she lost. While she is not totally immobile, she needs assistance during her rehabilitation to maintain her independence. While she has a walker to help her walk, what she really needed to be a part of the community again was a wheelchair. Continue reading

Lucrative Returns via Private Lending

Client Success Story

Mr. Sidney Gaines Cash has 47 years of experience working in the banking industry with three different community banks. His long-standing tenure in the industry has allowed him to build several banking relationships which led him into private lending to trusted individual borrowers.

In 2014, Mr Cash became a client of NuView IRA where he now holds 40% of his retirement funds which he leverages to issue private loans. He learned about NuView IRA through his Financial Advisor and was drawn to self-directing his retirement funds to diversity his portfolio. Additionally, private lending has proved to provide higher returns compared to the stock and bond markets. Continue reading

NuView IRA’s IT Department News for Current Clients

Welcome to NuView IRA’s IT Corner!

We, here at NuView, are committed to providing the best customer experience possible for our clients. This includes making sure we utilize new and expanding technologies to better your experience. This month brings some upgrades to your client portal. Upon logging into your client portal, you will find the following enhancements: Continue reading

Top 5 Misconceptions about Investor Home Inspections

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A home is one of the biggest investments that many people make during their lifetime. You make these every month or more often. For this reason, investors need to ensure that their homes remain in good condition for a long time if you are a buy and hold investor or that they can sell quickly as a flipper for the budget your set. One of the many tools investors can utilize to maintain their investment or protect themselves is the home inspection. Here are five common investor home inspection misconceptions that should help you appreciate home inspection.

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Private Lending with Self-Directed IRAs

Self-directed IRAs offer investors an opportunity to invest in alternative assets, either through managed funds or directly. When the assets are private – that is, not registered with the SEC – ownership might be limited to accredited (i.e., wealthy) investors. An accredited individual earns $200,000 a year ($300,000 for joint filers) or has net wealth of at least $1 million, not including a primary residence. Continue reading

Alternative Investments Provide Many Options for Self-Directed IRAs

Authored by Tracy Stein – CEO & President of Prime Pinnacle Investments

The world of alternative investments was once a sleepy province populated by institutional investors making modest investments in start-ups and smaller companies. Today, the alternative investment landscape encompasses global markets in a variety of asset classes and thousands of investment firms managing trillions of dollars across the globe.

Self-directed IRAs provide an opportunity for investors to invest in alternative assets, either directly or through managed funds. When the assets are private – that is, not registered with the SEC – ownership might be limited to accredited (i.e., wealthy) investors. Purchasing individual assets or shares in alternative-asset funds offers IRA owners several benefits, including: Continue reading

Private Lenders and Note Investors: 3 Tips from an Industry Radical

Written by: Doug Smith, Portfolio Manager – Castle Rock Capital Management

For more than 25 years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the best credit minds in the country. I’ve also had the painful experience of watching scores of private lenders and note buyers with no formal credit background whatsoever make fatal mistakes when underwriting private loans and notes for purchase. Making private loans or buying performing and non-performing loans can be a very fruitful and worthwhile proposition, but many lenders and investors don’t follow sound underwriting principals when making a decision about purchasing or originating a loan. Continue reading

The Bauman Letter | Real Estate: The Real Secret of Self-Directed IRAs

The most recent Bauman Letter focused on real estate and the secrets of self-directed IRAs mentioning NuView IRA as their preferred self-directed IRA service provider.  The May 2017 publication is choked-full of valuable information about self-directing your IRA. It’s definitely a great read for novice and experienced investors alike.

Ted Bauman is the editor of the Bauman Letter, a newsletter that’s brimming with up-to-the-minute asset protection strategies, tips on buying and investing in real estate abroad, and retirement and residency secrets in American-friendly countries around the globe.

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19 Fatal Investor Mistakes – Part 3

Did you miss Part 1 and Part 2 of this article?

Click the links before proceeding to Part 3 of Common Investment Mistakes.

13) Do you charge application fees to potential tenants?

You can’t allow this question to be a deal breaker when you’re shopping; unfortunately, the overwhelming majority of turnkey outfits are going to answer “yes” because application fees are a huge profit center for management companies. If you’re lucky enough to stumble across a management company that absorbs the cost of applications, you’ve found a good one. Continue reading

Client Success Story: Diversifying Your Investments

This month we’re featuring our client Mike who is an IT Director residing in St Augustine, Florida. While investing is not his main career, he is seasoned in many types of investments ranging from rentals and flips, hard money loans, precious metals (gold), and even bitcoin. With all of these investments under his belt using his IRA, Mike has some great advice to share for both newbies and professional investors. Continue reading