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Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Conquering Success in a Male-dominated Industry

Carrie has over 18 years of real estate expertise, specializing in private lending. She also holds a mortgage broker license from the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions and the Nevada Mortgage Lending Division, as well as a Retail Trust Company license from the Nevada Financial Institutions Division.

The Role of Hard Money Lenders in Fueling Real Estate Development

The concept of hard money dates back to the Great Depression in the United States. The collapse of the banking industry destroyed consumer confidence and caused widespread panic, so individuals began withdrawing money from bank accounts and keeping it at home, which ultimately led to a mass reduction in the amount of money in circulation.

This resulted in people finding they were unable to access additional cash when they needed it. Lenders sought a solution to help resolve this by offering loans that utilized real estate as collateral. Due to the risky nature of this type of loan, higher interest rates were charged, but with no other way to get quick cash, many borrowers had no alternative than to take out hard money loans.

4 Different Ways to Invest with Us

At Ignite Funding, we understand that every investor's journey is unique. That's why we're dedicated to providing comprehensive guidance on investment account options, empowering you to make informed decisions that align with your financial goals. In today's blog post, we'll delve into the various types of accounts available for investing at Ignite Funding. Whether you're new to investing or looking to diversify your portfolio, this guide will provide valuable insights into cash accounts, business accounts, IRAs, and custodial accounts.

1. Cash Accounts: Cash accounts offer a straightforward way to invest, with three primary options available at Ignite Funding: individual cash accounts, joint accounts, and trust accounts. Individual cash accounts are ideal for single investors and are taxed based on generated income. Joint accounts allow spouses to invest together, sharing ownership and tax responsibilities. 


2. Business Accounts: Ignite Funding welcomes various business entities, including LLCs, partnerships, S Corps, and C Corps, to invest. Setting up a business account requires thorough documentation to verify signing authority and ensure compliance. To learn more about investing with a business account, watch this video: 

Not Just For The Ultra-Wealthy: Why Trust Deeds Belong In Your Real Estate Portfolio

In real estate, trust deeds are sometimes a neglected investment opportunity. Trust deeds are legal documents that are used to secure a loan for the purchase of a property. They are commonly referred to as deeds of trust. Trust deeds involve three parties: the borrower, the lender and a trustee. The borrower is the individual or entity seeking the loan to purchase the property, while the lender is the entity providing the funds for the loan. The trustee, typically a neutral third, holds the legal title to the property on behalf of the lender until the loan is fully repaid. While many have been wary of them in the past, trust deeds ultimately provide a level of security for investors and offer borrowers an opportunity to obtain financing for real estate purchases when traditional lending opportunities are unfruitful. 

Investing with Confidence: A Deep Dive into the Strategies Behind Ignite Funding's Success

People invest in real estate for various reasons, including long-term appreciation, rental income, portfolio diversification, and tax benefits. Additionally, some investors use real estate to generate passive income and build wealth over time. No matter your strategy, it is essential to understand the local market dynamics and consider factors such as location, property type, and growth potential.

The Fickle Nature Of Financing & How Ignite Funding Is Changing The Game

In the realm of financing, borrowers often find themselves navigating a complex landscape filled with strict parameters and frustrating roadblocks. Traditional banks and even trusted friends and family members impose specific criteria that can hinder borrowers in various ways. In this world dominated by traditional banking systems, countless borrowers and projects are left stranded, desperately searching for a lifeline that seems out of reach.

Trust Deeds: The Real Estate Investment You Missed Out on in 2023

As an investor, you have many options when it comes to where you put your money. Day after day, whether you are driving to work or watching your favorite reality TV show, you’ll see advertisements telling you to invest in gold, stocks, digital currency, mutual funds, etc. 

Your Choice: Trust Deeds vs. S&P 500


In the world of investments, the choice between various financial vehicles can be a daunting task. Two options that often find themselves under consideration are Trust Deeds and the S&P 500. Both have their unique characteristics, advantages, and potential drawbacks. In this blog we'll explore the key differences between Trust Deeds and investing in the S&P 500 (The Standard and Poor's 500), helping you make a more informed decision based on your financial goals and risk tolerance.

Carrie Cook is a Revenue Whore - and why that's a good thing.


"They called her what?" The buzz started in the office of the President of Ignite Funding, quickly spreading to the marketing department and around the building, and even to the internet, with the American Association of Private Lending (AAPL) posting the phrase "Revenue Whore". So we wanted to set the record straight and share the whole story of how Carrie Cook got the title "Revenue Whore".

Why Trust Deeds Belong In Your Portfolio


If you happen to be an investor in the stock market, perhaps it is time to consider diversifying your investment portfolio. While stocks can offer significant potential for returns, they also come with an elevated risk of potential loss. As you approach retirement age, it becomes increasingly vital to select investments that prioritize capital preservation. The reality is that the stock market is highly volatile and carries a substantial level of risk. Fortunately, there are alternatives available to stock market investments for investors seeking above-average returns with moderate levels of risk. One such alternative is the opportunity to invest in real estate through Trust Deeds.

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