Mat has been at the forefront of the Self-Directed IRA industry for over a decade. He’s CEO of Directed IRA,
a lawyer, national speaker, top ranked podcast host, best-selling author, and a self-directed retirement investor.

CEO Directed IRA
Mat is the CEO of Directed IRA and Directed Trust Company where they serve as custodian for all types of self-directed accounts.

The Self Directed IRA Handbook is an Amazon Best-Seller and has sold over 20,000 copies. It is the most widely used book in the SDIRA industry, and now available in its Second Edition.

Mat has represented thousands of self-directed investors as well as banks, trust companies, and fund managers.

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The Self-Directed IRA Handbook,

Second Edition

  • Over 20,000 Copies Sold
  • Most-Widely Used Book in the SDIRA Industry
  • A Five-Star Rated Amazon Best-Seller
  • 19 Chapters Covering all Topics Applicable to
    Self-Directed Investors

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Register for the 5th Annual SDIRA Summit!

  • April 17th – 18th, 2020
  • Hosted at Portales Theater in Scottsdale, AZ

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IRA/LLC Entity Set-Up

An IRA/LLC is used by many self-directed IRA and 401(k) investors (e.g., real estate, cryptocurrency) to have greater control and protection with their self-directed investments.

Self-Directed IRA Accounts.

My company, Directed IRA and Directed Trust Company, serve as custodian for all types of self-directed accounts. To learn more go to

Solo 401(k) Set-Up

We establish self-directed solo 401(k)s for self-employed clients and advise them on how they can build and grow their 401(k) with non-publicly traded investments.

990-T Tax Return

We prepare and filed 990-T tax returns for clients IRAs and solo 401(k)s. 990-T Tax returns are required when IRAs and 401(k) run into unrelated business income tax (UBIT).



Total SDIRA Bundle:

  • The Self-Directed IRA Handbook (eBook
    Version): Endorsed and used by most major
    self-directed IRA Custodians, this Amazon
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The Self-Directed IRA Handbook Video Series

  • 1.5 Hours of Video Training along with
    downloadable slides
  • The fastest way to learn to learn the most
    important rules and strategies for
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Friday, April 17th – Saturday, April 18th, 2020  | 5th Annual SDIRA Summit | Scottsdale, AZ
To learn more or register now, visit the SDIRA Summit website.


Thursday, January 9th, 2020 | Riverside, CA
Self-Directed IRAs and Real Estate” | Email Thomas Steinhagen to learn more.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 | Scottsdale, AZ
“Using IRAs to Purchase Commerical Real Estate”” | To learn more, visit the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors website.

Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | Seattle, WA
Self-Directed IRAs and Real Estate” and “Partnerships and Raising Money for Real Estate” | Email Thomas Steinhagen to learn more.

Saturday, August 24th, 2019 | Sacramento, CA
Self-Directed IRAs and Real Estate” and “Partnerships and Raising Money for Real Estate

Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 4th Annual SDIRA Summit | Honolulu, HI
Visit this link to purchase the 2019 SDIRA Summit – Click Here