This is an interesting article as several clients are suing a couple of the custodians for not doing the proper research on fund managers in which they processed paperwork for. ¬†While regulation is problematic more often than not it seems, stricter requirements on what is allowable for self directed IRA’s probably isn’t the worst idea. ¬†Programs such as managed futures and private REIT’s, which can have higher fees, and lack liquidity are probably best off being left to accredited investors.

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