Skip to main content


Take Control In Your Currency With Crypto Today


Buying, selling, and trading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have never been easier. Investors can roll over their existing IRAs and 401ks into a Bitcoin IRA. Our platform allows investors to self-trade within their accounts 24/7. We enable investing in other assets and cryptocurrencies as well, including Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and physical gold. Plus, our industry-leading security powered by BitGo means you can trust that your assets are secure.

Why Investors Love Cryptocurrency and Crypto IRAs:
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have been gaining tremendous popularity. Not only have they been growing in price, but they also have been gaining institutional support, from companies like Tesla, Square and Visa. Having a tax-advantaged cryptocurrency retirement account means potentially making tremendous gains while avoiding capital gains taxes.

Schedule a Call

Find investing opportunities with our learning resources

Stay up to date on the latest cryptocurrency and investing news with a collection of educational resources. Whether it’s our email newsletter, articles, or videos, our resources can help users learn more about the cryptocurrency landscape and investing opportunities.

Step 1

Create An Account In Under 3 Minutes. Access your customized dashboard and digital wallet after creating an account. You’ll be able to fund your account, access live-pricing, and learn more with our fully-loaded knowledge base with tutorial videos, infographics and articles.

Step 2

Transfer Funds. Transfer your IRA in 3 easy steps. Simply tell us how much you want to invest, how you want to fund your account and your profile information. Most accounts will be ready to trade in just 3-5 business days.

Step 3

Start Trading 24/7 In Real Time. Once your account is funded, you can trade digital assets inside your self-directed retirement account using our proprietary platform. Buy, sell or swap anytime, anywhere by visiting the self-trading area within your dashboard.

Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding A Cryptocurrency IRA

Self-Directed IRAs are retirement vehicles that give account investors 100% control to invest and save money how they desire. Most IRAs, which are restricted to debt-based investments such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds through an entity – such as Nationwide, T Rowe Price or Merill Edge – Self-Directed IRAs put you in the driver seat and allows complete access of your life savings with guidance from a staff of professionals to help you take an edge of being truly diversified of all approved assets, in addition to stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Features & Benefits Of A Cryptocurrency IRA

Transferring over to a SDIRA is a 100% tax-free event. Self-Directed IRAs allow for complete ownership of investments. Referring to FINRA, typically brokerages that offer standard retirement accounts and brokerage accounts have certificates for investor’s assets in their own account as the sole owner. Therefore, it is likely that you potentially are not the registered owner of the stocks, bonds and mutual funds at your institution of choice. This is called, “street name” registration, which may mean you are ‘out of luck’ in a market that isn’t liquid. Therefore, having a Self-Directed IRA can help go around this scenario and provide complete control and access of your investments.

Why Don't Institutions Offer Cryptocurrency IRAs?

Usually, financial entities prefer client’s investments under their basket of an IRA to entice investors to the products they offer. With more control, means more money back in the financial system’s pocket. So if accounts that give freedom of control and access back to the investor that potentially would strip away from the profit margin of the financial institutions. So in theory, this could be why many traditional brokerages do not offer alternative asset for their current or future clients.

Investments In Cryptocurrency IRAs

Self-Directed IRAs offer a much wider choice of investment options than a traditional brokerage-only IRA provides. Other than just stocks, bonds and mutual funds, you have the ability to invest in all IRS approved asset classes. This includes Real Estate, Private Equity, FDIC Insured Bank Accounts, Water, Land, Mobile Homes, Cryptocurrency as well as physical gold and silver.

Cryptocurrency Is The Future

Gold and silver, have been precious to every society since the start of time. Gold and silver are are accepted everywhere in the world and someone is always willing to use them in trade or a form of payment. It is to be said, gold and silver are fully liquid assets. Gold and silver can be insured up to a billion dollars inside your IRA from the Lloyd’s of London. The Bank for International Settlements, understands precious metals as, “the core capital held in a bank’s reserves” and has given precious metals a “0% risk weight.” In other words, gold and silver are the only assets that do not carry third party and counter-party risk.

Completing A Cryptocurrency IRA

The 3 steps steps to begin a Self-Directed IRA is easy. Freedom Shield Capital professionals will help formulate a gameplan to execute your financial goals and dreams to make become reality. We have establish great working partnerships with our custodial and clients as a turnout of core belief, value and hard work. We believe doing things the right way, the first time for a long time. Our experienced professionals and IRA department are dedicated to help make the transition conducive for you and your needs. Contact us for a consultation with a professional account representative.

Get World Class Precious Metals Advice From Our Team of Experts

    By providing my phone number I agree to receive calls and text messages to that number from Freedom Shield Capital that maybe automatically dialed or prerecorded.

    Gold IRA

    Get Physical Gold Inside
    Your Retirement Accounts

    Learn More

    Silver IRA

    Choose From An Exclusive
    Variety of Silver Coins and Bars

    Learn More

    Crypto IRA

    Digital Assets
    You Control

    Learn More