Frequently Asked Questions

Self-Directed Investments

Are there any types of investments that I cannot hold in my IRA?

IRS regulations prohibit IRA investments in life insurance and collectibles such as artwork, rugs, antiques, metals (there are exceptions for certain kinds of bullion), gems, stamps, coins (there are exceptions to certain coins minted by the U.S. Treasury), alcoholic beverages, certain other tangible personal property, and S-Corporations.