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Upcoming and archived webinars.

Advanced Insights to Self Directed Retirement Accounts

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Need some help understanding the ins-and-outs of self-directing your retirement investments? Then you've come to the right place. In this Security Trust Company webinar you'll:

  • Learn about using leverage in your retirement portfolio through non-recourse loans
  • Understand what investments may trigger UBIT or UDFI
  • Decide if you should investigate a Roth conversion for your account
  • Determine if you qualify for a Solo 401(k)


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Archived Webinars

If you missed a webinar, please feel free to explore our archived materials.

Self-directed IRA Investment Possibilities

Are you ready to learn about the many investment options you have with a self-directed retirement account? Do you want to do more with your retirement wealth than just invest in stocks, bonds & mutual funds? Then join us for this webinar!

We'll discuss:

  • The basics of self-directed retirement accounts
  • The diverse investment options available
  • Some client investment examples
  • Security Trust's full-service approach

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Choosing Your Self-directed Retirement Account Custodian or Administrator

Are you interested in a self-directed retirement account but you wonder what kind of 'due diligence' you should do to select an investing partner?

We understand that your retirement funds are an important asset and that you want to work with the very best company for your needs. Join us for this webinar and learn some of the questions to ask when choosing the right partner for you and your future!


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Q&A with Security Trust Company

Join us for a webinar focused on answering YOUR questions about self-directed retirement accounts. We'll have a brief overview of self-direction and then we'll answer all your questions.

You can now send us your questions in advance.  When you register for the webinar simply type your questions in the Questions & Comments box.  We'll answer all the questions we receive in advance and any asked during the live webinar.

You can learn more about the types of investments that are available with a self-directed account, how the setup of your account is completed and how you go about making an investment.  You'll also learn some sophisticated ways of maximizing your flexibility with a Security Trust account.

Now's your opportunity to learn how you can best utilize a self-directed retirement account with Security Trust to grow your retirement wealth.

We are expecting a full house so register for this webinar asap!


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Diverse Investments for Self-directed Retirement Accounts

Interested in checking out non-brokerage assets for your retirement portfolio?
Then join Security Trust for this webinar!

We’ll discuss a variety of investments you might be interested in exploring:
• Short sales
• Foreclosures
• Partnering with 1031 exchange property
• Tax liens
• Precious metals
• Investing in private businesses


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Advanced Insights to Self Directed Retirement Accounts

Need some help understanding the ins-and-outs of self-directing your retirement investments? Then you've come to the right place. In this Security Trust Company webinar you'll:

  • Learn about using leverage in your retirement portfolio through non-recourse loans
  • Understand what investments may trigger UBIT or UDFI
  • Decide if you should investigate a Roth conversion for your account
  • Determine if you qualify for a Solo 401(k)

Download PDF

Download Video

Self-directed IRA Investment Possibilities

Are you ready to learn about the many investment options you have with a self-directed retirement account? Do you want to do more with your retirement wealth than just invest in stocks, bonds & mutual funds? Then join us for this webinar!

We'll discuss:

  • The basics of self-directed retirement accounts
  • The diverse investment options available
  • Some client investment examples
  • Security Trust's full-service approach

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Advantages of a Self-directed 401(k) Plan for Your Business

If you have a corporate 401(k) plan that is under-producing due to limited investment choices or, if you're a small business owner interested in learning more about how a Solo 401(k) plan could work for you, register now for our upcoming webinar.

You'll learn:

  • Why self-directing your retirement funds could give you greater returns
  • Guidelines for self-directing your retirement investments
  • Beneficial features of Solo 401(k) plans
  • The advantages of using an LLC structure for investing your retirement funds

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Control Your Retirement Account-Simple Steps to Setup & Self-direct Your Retirement Account

  • Learn the benefits of self-directing your retirement account
  • Discover the variety of investment opportunities open to you
  • Understand the simple process of setting up your account and purchasing an investment with retirement funds

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    Self-Directed Retirement Accounts - Invest in Non-traditional Assets

    New to the idea of being in control of your retirement investments? Then join us for our self-directed IRA webinar.

    • Learn the basics of self-directed IRAs.
    • Understand the dos and don'ts of self-direction.
    • Discover what we mean by our 'full-service approach' and all the benefits that means for you!

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    Choosing Your Self-directed Retirement Account Custodian or Administrator

    Are you interested in a self-directed retirement account but you wonder what kind of 'due diligence' you should do to select an investing partner?

    We understand that your retirement funds are an important asset and that you want to work with the very best company for your needs. Join us for this webinar and learn some of the questions to ask when choosing the right partner for you and your future!


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    Download Video

    Self-directed Retirement Plans & Getting Started as a Real Estate Investor

    Join Security Trust Company and our guest speaker, Peter Giardini, real estate investor and coach, for this timely topic!

    You'll learn the basics of self-directing your retirement account and

    Mr. Giardini will discuss:

    • Opportunities for real estate investors
    • Reasons to start investing now
    • Steps to getting started

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    Self-directed Retirement Plans & Opportunities for Small Accounts

    Join Security Trust Company and our guest speaker, Nicheole Amundsen, as she shares investment opportunities for retirement account owners with small account balances.

    You'll learn the basics of self-directed retirement accounts and Ms. Amundsen will discuss both ownership and notes in mobile home investing.


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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts and Investing in a Privately Held Business

    Guest speaker, Jim Eshleman, of Strategic Endeavors, shares information on investing in privately held businesses.

    You'll learn the basics of self-directing your retirement account and understand the value of using an LLC structure for your retirement investing.

    Mr. Eshleman will discuss why you might want to consider investing in a business, terms of the trade, finding opportunities, the buying process and he'll also share a case study.


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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts & 1031 Exchange Investments

    An informative joint webinar with our 1031 Exchange guest speaker, James Brennan.

    You'll learn the basics of self-directing your retirement account and understand the value of using an LLC structure for your retirement investing.

    Mr.Brennan discusses1031 Exchange basics, tax and non-tax motivations, replacement property, and how self-directed funding sources can be used in these transactions.


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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts & Foreclosure Investments

    Join Security Trust Company and Barbara Klaput of Renaissance Enterprises to learn how you can use foreclosure investments to grow your retirement wealth.

    • Discover the basics of self-directing your retirement account with Security Trust
    • Understand the three categories of foreclosure investments
    • Learn how to locate foreclosure properties

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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts & Short Sale Real Estate Investments

    Join Security Trust Company and short sale expert Barbara Klaput of Renaissance Enterprises to learn how you can use short sale investments to grow your retirement account.

    Ms. Klaput will discuss the five most common mistakes investors make with regard to short sales. Then she will explain how to use that information to your advantage and build your retirement portfolio with short sale investments.


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    Cooperative Business Development with Security Trust Company

    You might be interested in our cooperative business development program. We are looking for professionals who understand the value of Security Trust's self-directed retirement plan services and who would like to work with us to create mutual business growth.


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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts & Non-recourse Loans

    Would you like to learn the basics of self-directed retirement accounts? Would you like to understand how to finance a real estate purchase in your retirement account? Then you'll want to listen to this webinar!


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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts & Real Estate Backed Mortgages

    Learn the dos and don'ts of self-directed accounts & the value of an IRA LLC while learning the basics of investing in real estate backed mortgages with your IRA. Specific types of loans will be discussed along with ways to protect yourself when investing.


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    Self-directed Retirement Accounts & Tax Lien Investments

    Learn how you can increase your retirement wealth by investing in tax liens through a self-directed IRA.


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    Solo 401(k)s - Self–Directed Retirement Accounts & STC

    Learn about Security Trust Company's Solo 401(k) product. If you are a sole proprietor or a small business owner with limited part-time employees you may qualify for a Solo 401(k).


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