A Self-Directed IRA gives you the opportunity to make investment decisions in areas based on your knowledge and expertise. From real estate to private lending, you can choose from a wide variety of different types of investments allowed.
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It’s a common misconception that the only investments allowed in a retirement account are stocks, CDs, and mutual funds. Perhaps this is because the retirement industry is dominated by custodians who only offer these types of investments. In fact, it is permissible for your IRA to invest in a variety of alternative assets — you just need a custodian that offers self-direction.
From single-family homes to mortgage notes, you can build a retirement portfolio with a range of assets you understand and trust.
Adding precious metals to your retirement account could help you avoid the risk of unstable markets and inflation.
Amplify the potential for financial growth by making investments in such entities as startups, hedge funds, or land trusts.
Go green while diversifying your portfolio when you invest in renewable energy sources.
Take advantage of the potential high return on investment private lending can provide.
Maximize your IRA’s earning potential with an array of investment options most administrators don’t allow.