Episode 30 – Why I Don’t Mess With IRA’s

On this episode, I talk about why I don’t have an IRA and why I have no desire to get one.

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On this episode, Brian tells us why he doesn’t have an IRA and why he has no desire to get one. It all depends on your long-term goal at the outset, but he finds that waiting till you’re 59 years old to access your money is a long time. Listen in to find better investing ideas than having an IRA.


  • Why people are surprised that Brian doesn’t have an IRA.
  • Why he doesn’t have an IRA.
  • Where Brain invests his money other than an IRA.
  • Different ways to invest in an IRA.
  • When you can touch any income or principal that’s in your IRA.
  • A valid side issue with putting money in IRA.
  • Things you can’t do inside of an IRA.
  • When you can finally put cash in an IRA.
  • What your goal number one should be.
  • Traditional investing advice.
  • Path that real estate investors preach other than the traditional investing advice.
Brian Ellwood

Brian Ellwood is an author, investor, and entrepreneur. Brian is passionate about helping others take what they love and make it into a real business that can make them money and give them the freedom they are after.