Investors are interested in putting a portion of their IRAs toward alternative assets but lack the know-how — and often the advisors — to do so, according to a new study from PENSCO, an independent custodian for direct alternative investments in retirement accounts.

The research found that more than three in four American families (77%) with retirement accounts want to invest in alternative assets but many (44%) do not understand how to achieve that goal. 

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