An Equity Trust account can invest in gold and silver American Eagle coins and other types of gold, silver, and platinum coins and bullion, subject to applicable IRS rules and regulations. An IRA can hold gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion which meet certain minimum fineness requirements. When investing in precious metals using your self-directed account, you will work with a dealer or platform to select retirement account eligible metals. After the purchase, your metals will be held in an approved depository.
Important rules to remember about investing in metals within an IRA include:
Self-Directed Investing Overview Guide
Self-Directed IRA Rules Report
Guide to Current IRA Contribution LimitsGET ACCESS