IRA investors, it would seem, are looking for alternatives. 

That's the point of a new survey from self-directed IRA custodian PENSCO Trust Co., which found that, among its clients at least, the majority would be interested in investing more in alternatives if conditions were right. 

PENSCO, which helps advisors and their clients diversify retirement portfolios into alternative, non-traded assets, found that clients who responded to the survey said they would put more of their money into alternative, non-traded assets if they knew more about those assets (71 percent), and if they had more access to non-traded alternatives (70 percent). 

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