You can invest up to 100% of your existing retirement funds into a small business or franchise without taking a taxable distribution or paying tax penalties. Similar to buying stock in a publicly traded company, your retirement plan can buy stock in your own privately held business, franchise, or start-up venture. It can be used as a loan down payment or to purchase a new or existing business. Must have at least $50k in a transferable IRA/401k. Download a free white paper on business financing options which include Retirement Funds, SBA Loans, Unsecured Loans, Home Equity and more!