What is a self-directed IRA?

Check out our webinar on self-directed IRA's we put together. We discussed the self-directed IRA with one of Pensco Trusts industry experts. If you would like to learn more about self-directed IRA's and how you can use retirement funds to invest beyond the stock market, check it out.

We covered:

  • What a Self-Directed IRA is and the different types, Roth, SEP, and traditional.
  • The rules for investing with a Self-Directed IRA.
  • Investment options with a Self-Directed IRA
  • Opening a Self-Directed IRA
  • Funding your Self-Directed IRA.


The self-directed IRA is an excellent vehicle for investing in alternative assets. Always evaluate and clearly understand the underlying asset you are investing in.