Take Control of
Invest in What You Know
With a Self-Directed IRA
Self-Direct Your IRA
In 3 Easy Steps
We set up the process to make it as easy as possible.
Step 1: Open an Account
Step 2: Fund an Account
Step 3: Invest an Account
Why Work With
We provide a simple and low pricing structure which
consists of a low annual fee of $395, regardless of the
value of your account or number of assets.
One time new account establishment fee — $50
Annual self-directed IRA account fee — $395
One time asset processing fee — $50
(purchase/liquidation/sale/registration/in kind transfer)
Licensed & Regulated
Directed Trust Company is an Arizona Trust Company licensed by the AZDIFI, License No TC-0947181.
- $1 Billion+ in Assets Under Custody
- Over 10,000 client accounts
- Annual examination by AZDIFI bank examiners
Audited & Examined
Annual audits by outside CPA firms. Not
all of our competitors are licensed,
regulated, and audited.
Leadership team of attorneys, CPAs, and
industry credentialed professionals.
Attorney & CEO
Mark J. Kohler
Attorney, CPA & CFO
ABA Membership &
Industry Credentialed Team
We are a member of the American Bankers
Association. All uninvested customer cash
is deposited with FDIC insured banks.
Members of our team have the following
IRA designations – CISP, CIP, and SDIP.
#1 Book on Self-Directed IRAs
Our CEO and Founder wrote the #1 book on self-directed IRAs that has sold over 50,000 copies. It covers tax and legal rules for self-directed IRAs and strategies for common SDIRA assets such as real estate, notes, private funds/companies, IRA/LLCs, and bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
Directed IRA Podcast
Main Street Business Podcast
Highest Rated for Processing
Time and Service
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Learn how to use a self-directed IRA to invest in real estate, private companies and private funds, checkbook IRA/LLCs, notes, cryptocurrency and other alternative assets.
We offer the flexibility to self-direct from more account types
than any other provider
We provide the best capability to fully take advantage of your
self-directed account using advanced strategies