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Safety and Security

Maximize your account and gain new insights with access to unparalleled, on-demand education from webinars, case studies, how-to guides and live workshops.

Industry-Leading Education

Recognized as an exceptional service provider, we have nearly 400 employees dedicated to you.

Service Excellence

Simplify investing and account management online, through our industry-leading system, myEQUITY.

Innovative Technology

Our track record of excellence is unmatched in the industry. Equity Trust holds 170K+ accounts with $28 billion in IRA assets under custody.  (as of 3/1/2020)

Recognized Leader

Create a customized portfolio of alternative assets as well as traditional investments with a single custodian.

Investment Freedom

With 45 years of financial service experience, our track record of success with self-directed IRAs, 401(k)s, and other retirement plans is unmatched. See what makes us better than the rest.

Why Equity Trust?


Self-directed IRAs and other retirement plans allow you to create lasting wealth by investing in areas where you have knowledge, expertise, and comfort.

Discover what only 2% of Americans know about creating lasting wealth.

Richard C., Arizona

Equity Trust Company has been the custodian of my IRA account for over 10 years. I have found their representatives to be knowledgeable and helpful. I have bought and sold trust deeds and real estate and have never encountered any problems. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a reliable custodian for a self-directed IRA.

Candice P., Ohio

Equity Trust goes above and beyond customer service. Both myself and spouse have entrusted Equity Trust in our property investment needs. We have been extremely pleased with the turnaround time on our investments. Their staff is highly trained and extremely friendly. We have referred to both our relatives and friends for their investment needs.

Take control of your financial future.


Take control of your financial future.

What Clients are Saying About Equity Trust Company

Instant Access to Your Self-Directed IRA Custodian Information Pack

Discover how this wealth-building tool could still help you reap tax benefits from 2020 – act now before Tax Season is over! 

Self-Directed IRA

Custodian Information Pack

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Four valuable special guides and reports:

  • Checklist: 8 Questions to Assist You in Choosing a Self-Directed IRA Custodian

  • The Equity Trust Advantage

  • The Equity Trust Difference - Custodian vs. Facilitators vs. Administrators

  • Equity Trust Company Fee Schedule

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Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.

Equity Trust Company is a directed custodian and does not provide tax, legal or investment advice. Any information communicated by Equity Trust Company is for educational purposes only, and should not be construed as tax, legal or investment advice. Whenever making an investment or financial decision, please consult with your tax attorney or financial professional.

Equity Trust Company

1 Equity Way, Westlake, Ohio 44145