Self-Directed Investing | Build Your Perfect Retirement Portfolio

Rocket Dollar account holders have the power to invest in any asset class allowed by the IRS. Invest securely and easily in Real Estate, Startups, and more. Open a Self-Directed Solo 401(k) or Self-Directed IRA with Rocket Dollar and put your money to work.

Checkbook Control of Your Retirement Savings
You’re in full control. We’ve made it simple and secure to take checkbook control of your retirement money. Get a checkbook and a debit card to make investments easily. Our team is here to help ensure your plan is always compliant with the IRS and assists with annual reporting.

  • Keep the tax benefits of a retirement account, while investing with complete control.
  • Rollover an existing 401(k) or IRA or make direct contributions.
  • Transparent and affordable pricing. No hidden fees. No management fees.

The Self-Directed IRA
Enjoy checkbook control of your retirement savings with a Self-Directed IRA. Invest with speed and confidence in the assets that you want, not a predetermined menu of mutual funds. Secure your retirement with a Self-Directed IRA from Rocket Dollar.

What is a Self-Directed IRA?
A Self-Directed IRA from Rocket Dollar puts you in the pilot’s seat. A Rocket Dollar IRA allows you to easily and quickly invest in what you want. No more asking your custodian for permission, or having to navigate a long list of fees. Whether you’d like to use your retirement savings to purchase a rental property or shield yourself from turbulent markets, a Rocket Dollar IRA gives you ultimate flexibility and peace of mind.

Rocket Dollar Benefits at a Glance

  • Fast Transactions: Investing is as easy as writing a check. No more waiting for custodian approval.
  • Investment Options: No preset menu of investments. Invest in anything allowed by the IRS.
  • Transparent Pricing: No asset or transaction fees. Our pricing is simple. $360 registration fee and $15/month.
  • Tax Advantages: Enjoy deferred taxes, or no taxes, on all gains inside your Rocket Dollar account.

Why Self-Directed?
Whether collecting rent checks from rental properties or investing in the next big startup, a Self-Directed IRA allows you to quickly and easily invest in the things you know will provide you the retirement you envision.

Investment Opportunity
Investing is easy with a Self-Directed IRA from Rocket Dollar. Use your retirement funds to pursue an almost unlimited number of investment options. No longer limited to a predetermined menu of mutual funds, you are able to pursue opportunities in:

  • Real Estate (Rental Properties, Commercial Funds, etc.)
  • Hard Money Lending
  • Venture Capital
  • Startups and Private Companies
  • Stocks and Bonds

Simple, Transparent Pricing
We believe that fair pricing is in everyone’s best interest, which is why we’re only $360 to set up your account and $15/month after that. No management or investment fees. The less money you spend on fees, the more money you’ll be able to invest in your retirement.

Enjoy Tax-Free Growth
Whether you have a ROTH or Traditional IRA, your investments will grow tax-free until you retire (or forever if you have a ROTH). Combine the power of all the investment options available to you and the tax protections of a retirement account makes for a powerful combination.


Rocket Dollar was founded in 2018 with the belief that retirement is changing. We believe that people should not be limited in their investment options as they work towards the retirement they envision for themselves. We’re here to make it safe, simple, and fast for people to take control of their retirement savings.


Year Established


Office Locations

2028 E. Ben White Blvd, Suite 240-4010 , Austin, Texas 78741


  • Self-Directed IRA

Real Estate Sectors

  • Residential Investment Real Estate
  • Private Mortgage Lending

Customer Types

  • Commercial Property Investors
  • Residential Property Investors
  • Note Investors
  • Small Business Owners
  • Consumers

Henry Yoshida

Co-founder & CEO

Thomas Young

Co-founder & VP Marketing

Rick Dude

Co-founder & CTO

Chris Palmisano

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Peck

Director, Business Development

Tiva Feltman

Fulfillment & Customer Success

Brooke Borden

VP Finance & Strategy

Joe Won

Customer Success Manager