American IRA, Jim Hitt

FAR 186

Expected Air Date: 9/13/18


One of the great opportunities in front of you as a real estate investor is the chance to invest your money through a Roth IRA, make profit, grow that wealth and one day when you retire, pay NO taxes on the profits. That’s just ONE thing a self-directed IRA can do for you. We welcome to the show today a new sponsor, American IRA. American IRA is dedicated to helping investors grow their wealth through self-direction and there is a healthy focus on real estate. With offices in Asheville and Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA, American IRA is ready to get your started, point you in the right direction, and keep you safe as you navigate the sometimes murky waters of IRS regulations.

American IRA founder and President Jim Hitt will be joining us in just a few minutes. Jim started his career in the restaurant business, got involved in real estate and just never looked back. He’s been in real estate in one way or another for three decades. His commitment is to help other investors grow their wealth wisely and safely through the use of retirement accounts. He’s going to tell us about the basic setup of an IRA, answer some key questions about structure, growing your funds, strategies for investing, and the different type of options available to you.

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Guest: Jim Hitt, American IRA   

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