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Unlocking the Potential: Greening Your IRA with Raise Green

In the world of sustainable investing, Raise Green stands as a beacon, empowering investors to make a positive impact by investing in clean energy projects, green bonds and climatetech companies. An emerging avenue gaining considerable attention is the utilization of self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) to fund Regulation CF offerings on the Raise Green marketplace. In this blog post, we'll delve into the why and how, exploring the exciting realm of "Greening your IRA."

The Role of IRAs in Sustainable Investing

Understanding Self-Directed IRAs:

A self-directed IRA is not merely a retirement account; it's a potent tool that grants investors control over their investment choices. With a Self-Directed IRA, investors can transcend traditional assets, such as stocks and bonds, and invest in the growing market for alternatives (like private debt and equity). Raise Green's marketplace unlocks a myriad of opportunities for those seeking to align investments with their values.

Know the Risks and Seek Advice:

With the flexibility to pick your own alternative investments in a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA), also come certain risks. First, like any investment, investors must do your due diligence and understand the risks of any particular investment, seek professional investment advice as needed, and of course consider the importance of diversification. Your investments should align with your objectives for your retirement money. Secondly, SDIRAs generally do not provide Internal Revenue Service IRS guardrails or investment prescreening, typical of a conventional IRA. Investors should consider consulting a tax advisor. Prior to signing up for a SDIRA, investors should review the terms, conditions and fees associated with any particular provider, and make sure it makes sense for their circumstances. While it is exciting and important to know this avenue is available, investing retirement monies via a SDIRA is not for everyone. 

What you can do to take action!

Now armed with insights into "Greening your IRA," it's time to take action. Navigate to the Raise Green marketplace (www.invest.raisegreen.com) and explore the diverse range of investment opportunities. Your IRA has the potential to be a force for positive change, with every investment contributing towards creating a more healthy, just and sustainable world.

Want more information?

On December 19th we hosted an educational webinar on "Greening Your IRA," where we walked through how you can direct a portion of your investment portfolio into climate solutions. The recording is available on our website here: https://youtu.be/IG1_bj6LVUQ.

In this educational webinar, you will gain:

  • Practical steps on how to use your IRA to invest in climate solutions beyond traditional markets.
  • A deeper comprehension of opportunities to leverage your retirement funds through self-directed IRAs.
  • Information on options for channeling funds from your IRA towards private debt and equity offerings from climate and clean energy companies.

Watch the webinar today and discover how you can diversify your portfolio with green investments. This is your chance to actively contribute to a sustainable future while making informed financial decisions. Join us in unlocking the potential of "Greening Your IRA"!


This Blog is for discussion purposes only, expresses the views of Raise Green, and is not investment research. This is not investment or tax advice, and does not constitute a solicitation to sell or an offer to buy any securities. Certain information is from or links are to third party sources. Although they are believed to be reliable, we do not guarantee their accuracy, completeness or fairness. Raise Green is a licensed Funding Portal with the SEC and FINRA, and is not a Municipal Advisor. Prior to being approved to list a company on the Raise Green portal, a diligence review is completed. Prior to investing. investors must sign up for an account on the portal. Raise Green does not provide tax, accounting or legal advice. Investing in crowdfunded offerings involves risk and you should review the risks of a particular investment prior to investing. You are strongly encouraged to consult your professional advisors before investing. Go to www.raisegreen.com for additional information on services, the funding portal, regulation, and investment risks. Or, direct inquiries to info@raisegreen.com. Copyright © 2023