Bryan Ellis

Bryan Ellis is host of Self-Directed Investor Talk and CEO of the Self Directed Investor Society, a private association of affluent investors. Ellis is also the investment manager of a real estate-focused private equity fund and is known as an expert in the use of self directed IRA and self-directed 401(k) accounts.

Recent Articles By The Author

Privatizing Fannie and Freddie Yields 3 Investment Opportunities

Privatizing Fannie and Freddie Yields 3 Investment Opportunities

If the two government-sponsored enterprises go the privatization route, their stocks will increase. But that option pales by comparison with two superior alternatives.

Self-Directed IRA Investors May Face Grave Election Consequences

Self-Directed IRA Investors May Face Grave Election Consequences

For those who have an individual retirement account that is central to their family's financial security, Tuesday's outcome could be more consequential than they thought.

Avoid These 5 Traps When Buying Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs

Avoid These 5 Traps When Buying Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs

Just because the tax savings from individual retirement accounts are substantial doesn't mean that this is the case with other investments.

Real Estate and Other Hard Assets Are Good Investments During Economic Upheaval

Real Estate and Other Hard Assets Are Good Investments During Economic Upheaval

Brexit isn't Armageddon, but it provides a clear reminder of what kind of assets should be at the core of a wise investor's portfolio.

New York City's Luxury Real Estate Market Is in Big Trouble

New York City's Luxury Real Estate Market Is in Big Trouble

New York City's luxury real estate market is suffering from a glut of supply, and investors should steer clear. Better alternatives lie elsewhere.