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How To Buy Bitcoin
With A Crypto IRA

Discover how the most trusted Cryptocurrency IRA in the world works… Create an account, Transfer Funds and Start Trading 24/7 in real time.

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Buying Bitcoin With Your Crypto IRA

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies are revolutionizing the way people invest, especially with their traditional IRAs and Bitcoin Roth IRAs. These crypto retirement accounts are tax-advantaged to help keep your capital gains. Investors can roll over their IRAs and 401ks into a Bitcoin IRA. Our crypto IRAs have world-class security with up to $250¹ million dollar custody insurance. Over 170,000 users have joined the platform where they can invest in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, making us the largest crypto retirement platform.

Create Your Account In 3
Easy Steps

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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.


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.
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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.
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Your digital assets are stored with BitGo Trust which is powered by BitGo Inc.’s technology. BitGo Inc. is the world’s largest processor of on-chain Bitcoin transactions, processing 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions and holding over
$2 billion in assets in wallet.
1Insurance may vary based on asset chosen and custody solution available.
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Up to $250¹ Million
Custody Insurance
Your custodial assets are insured for up to $250 million. This coverage is available from BitGo Trust and their insurance provider Lloyd’s of London, the world’s specialist insurance and reinsurance market. Read more about your insurance coverage with BitGo Trust.
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We only work with US-based custodians and exchanges that follow stringent US security protocols. Don’t risk your investments with overseas companies with unpredictable local laws.
Our Top Priority

Our Security Features

100% of your
investments are
stored offline

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Our web app self-trading IRA platform is secured with 256 bit encrypted SSL certification

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All of BitGo's wallets use industry-leading standards of multi-sig (P2SH) for security and HD (BIP32) for financial privacy

A small shield with SOC and the number 2 represents the SOC 2 logo Received rigorous SOC 2 Type 2 security certification. Read more

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Your digital assets are placed offline, in segregated cold storage accounts at BitGo Trust, a US-Based Qualified Custodian


Why A Crypto IRA?

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Investing in Bitcoin and Ethereum With Your Crypto IRA or 401k

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.
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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.
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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.
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The Most Intuitive Cryptocurrency Investing Platform

Investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum with your IRA should be simple. Our platform allows users to easily self-trade 24/7 with our secure website application. We also give users the ability to swap their assets for other assets and we provide financial statements during tax season.
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Why Buy Bitcoin With BitcoinIRA?

As the first cryptocurrency IRA platform, we’ve created the industry standard for crypto retirement accounts. Since then, we’ve become trusted by over 170,000 users and earned 4,000+ 5-star reviews. Our platform is based in Los Angeles and allows self-trading 24/7, plus we also have the greatest security thanks to our partnership with BitGo.

Take control of your retirement today.

Trust America’s #1 Bitcoin IRA and invest in your future with revolutionary digital assets. Open an account and self-trade 24/7.

Take control of your retirement today.