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Video Library

Browse through our collection of educational videos taught by our certified IRA Specialists and Executive team to better understand how you can use Self-Directed IRAs to invest in what you know best.

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Stay ahead of the game with the latest news on a wide variety of hot topics involving Self-Directed IRAs, real estate, and other forms of alternative investing.

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Stay connected through our free weekly live webinars and networking events featuring industry-expert speakers and certified professionals.

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Have a question? Check out our detailed list of the most common questions we see with Self-Directed IRAs and get the answers you need.

self-directed ira road map

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Open your Quest SDIRA

Open your Quest SDIRA

Complete the Starter Kit application! There are several different types of accounts that can be opened at Quest Trust.

  • Traditional IRA
  • Roth IRA
  • SEP IRA
  • SIMPLE IRA
  • HSA
  • ESA
  • Solo 401(k)

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Fund your account

Fund your account

Now that your account is open, it's time to fund it!

  • Make a contribution
  • Rollover an employer plan (401k, 403b, etc)
  • Transfer funds from an existing IRA

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Locate your investment

Locate your investment

Quest gives you the freedom to purchase any type of investmet allowed by the IRS. With a Quest Self-Directed IRA, you are fully in control of your retirement assets. Remember to do your due diligence!

Use the following vesting when purchasing an asset with your Quest IRA.

Quest Trust Company FBO [First Name, Last Name] IRA/HSA/ESA as applicable # [Account Number]

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Complete investment forms to fund your investment

Complete investment forms to fund your investment

It's investment time! Work with our highly trained transaction specialists to get your IRA investment funded. Typically, you would need to provide them with:

  1. A Completed Direction of Investment form (DOI)
  2. Any supporting agreements or documents

we have specialized departments ready to assist you!

  • Real Estate
  • Promissory Notes
  • Private Entities

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Congratulations, your IRA now owns the asset!

Congratulations, your IRA now owns the asset!

  • Pay Expenses (i.e property taxes, insurance, etc.) online via the new Expense Pay feature in the client portal
  • Complete your annual asset valuations (FMVs) online
  • Have borrowers and renters make payments directly to your IRA via our ACH portal & more

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Contact a Quest Trust Certified IRA Specialist

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