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A Self-Directed IRA gives you, as an individual, complete control over selecting and directing your individual retirement account investments. You make all decisions regarding your investments.

With a Self-Directed IRA you are not limited to the typical investment offerings of an IRA custodian or trustee, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, certificates of deposit and savings. In a self-directed account, you can invest in what you know and understand best.

Some of the many options you can invest in:real estate

  •  notes (secured and unsecured)
  •  non-public offerings
  •  hedge funds
  •  oil and gas
  •  precious metals
  •  raw land
  •  and many other types of assets

The only investments not permitted in a Self-Directed IRA are:

life insurance
and collectibles

As your investments earn profits, those earnings are placed directly into your Self-Directed IRA, tax-deferred; saving you money in taxes each year.
In short, a Self-Directed IRA gives you the opportunity to control your investments.