Available Resources

Alternative Investment Options

Alternative investments allow you to diversify your IRA Portfolio. Real Estate Almost every type of real estate investment may be purchased through your IRA. Raw Land Rental Houses Rehabs Condos Commercial Buildings Apartments Ranch & Farm Land Timber Land Secured Real Estate Notes Options Please ...read more

Contribution Limits

Traditional and Roth IRAs 2017 Limits: $5,500 if you were born after 1967 $6,500 if you were born in 1967 or earlier (age 50 or older) 2018 Limits: $5,500 if you were born after 1968 $6,500 if you were born in 1968 or earlier (age ...read more


The following questions and answers are intended for information and educational purposes only and should not be construed as legal or investment advice. What is a Self-Directed IRA? The term Self-Directed IRA is commonly used to refer to an IRA that can be invested in ...read more

Prohibited Investments

The only investments not allowed in IRAs are Collectibles [IRS Code §408(m)] Life Insurance contracts insuring the life of the account owner [IRS Code §408(a)(3)] S-Corporation stock (Only individuals may own stock in a Subchapter S corporation) Life settlements are not prohibited investments under IRS ...read more

Self Directed IRAs

Don’t fence in your IRA. Allow it to roam the entire range of investment possibilities. Typically, IRA investments are limited to the investment products that an IRA provider sells (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and CDs). However, with a Self-Directed IRA at Liberty Trust Company you ...read more