A self-directed IRA is such a great offering for those who want to diversify their retirement account with a non-traditional physical asset like real estate or gold. There are plenty of other non-traditional assets available as well like private placements through a self-directed IRA. The possibilities are endless.
There are a handful of companies out there that offer non-traditional retirement investing through a self-directed IRA with IRAs and 401ks. The services offered by these different custodians and their cost is what is going to help you decide which custodian to go with. The custodian you choose should make non-traditional investments much easier and more enjoyable for you.
While there are plenty of different types of services that separate custodians apart there is one in particular that we have implemented that focuses on the client that wishes to invest easier and quicker. One service that sets us apart from other custodians is being able to do your direction of investments all online (for more in-depth info on this check out, Online Direction Of Investments.
The direction of investments form (DOI) is the form that initiates an investment from your self-directed IRA to an investment of your choosing or it could be a initiating paying a certain bill from your account. This form must be filled out in order to direct your IRA to invest in whatever investment you are wanting.
This form has typically been filled out and then faxed to us or sent through snail mail to us. Now you have the ability to fill out this DOI form online and have it directly be sent to us in seconds rather than days. This is so much easier for you and not to mention much quicker. Because of this your investment will be funded easier and quicker because of it.
While there are plenty of other services that set us apart hopefully this is one that helps solidify why we are the best of the best when it comes to self-directed IRA investing.
Author: Nick Barker