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How to Make Your 2017-2018 IRA Contribution to Your STRATA Account

Follow the easy steps when making your 2017 or 2018 IRA contribution to your STRATA account. Make your contribution check payable to:  STRATA Trust Company Write your account number on your check. Complete and include our Deposit Certification form, available at www.StrataTrust.com. Mail it directly to STRATA at the address shown below (and not to...

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2017-2018 IRA Contribution Limits and Deadlines

If you're considering making an IRA contribution for 2017 or 2018, here are some important tips to keep in mind. Limits •  For individuals under the age of 50, the...

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Get to Know STRATA Trust Company

For over nine years we’ve empowered our clients as Self Directed IRA Services, Inc., offering a wide selection of investment options and game-changing customer service. Today, as STRATA Trust Company,...

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Considering Real Estate in a Self-Directed IRA?

With the economic downturn, savvy investors are looking for investment opportunities in real estate and may consider using a self-directed IRA or Real Estate IRA. After all, real estate has...

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Understanding Unrelated Debt-Financed Income in an IRA

In Part 1 of Understanding Unrelated Business Taxable Income, we discussed UBTI. The second type of UBTI that a self-directed IRA may generate is unrelated debt-financed income or UDFI. UDFI...

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Investing in Gold, Silver and Other Precious Metals in a Self-Directed IRA

Gold and precious metals have long been viewed as a great way to diversify your IRA portfolio, and gold in particular has recently garnered the attention of many investors. With...

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