What is an IRA?
An Individual Retirement Arrangement (or IRA) is a retirement plan account that provides some tax advantages for retirement savings in the United States.
What is a Self-Directed IRA?
A Self-Directed Individual Retirement Account is an IRA that allows the account owner to make investment decisions and investments on behalf of the retirement plan.
What Types of Investments are Allowed?
The types of investments are almost limitless. Allowable investments include: real estate, oil-gas-energy, private stock offerings, private placements, and more. For more information on allowable investments, please see IRA Investment Options.
What Investments are Not Allowed?
Please visit our IRA Rules page for more information regarding the IRS’ rules for IRAs.