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Why Equity Trust?

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.

Investment Freedom

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

Recognized Leader

Our track record of excellence is unmatched in the industry. Over 181,000 investors rely on us to custody over $30.1 billion in assets. (as of 3/31/2021)

Innovative Technology

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

Service Excellence

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

Industry-Leading Education

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

Safety and Security

Equity Trust is a state regulated trust company. You're in good hands.

Our track record of excellence is unmatched in the industry. Over 170,000 investors rely on us to custody over $25 billion in assets. (as of 12/31/2018)

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

Discover the Power of Self-Directed IRAs

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

What Clients are Saying About Equity Trust Company

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.

Candice P., Ohio

Equity Trust Company has the custodian of my IRA account of 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. 

Richard C., Arizona

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Learn about investing in real estate with your self-directed IRA.

Learn about investing in real estate with a self-directed IRA and take control of your financial future.

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Ultimate Guide to Real Estate Investing in a Tax-Advantaged Retirement Account 

This Real Estate 101 Guide will uncover:

Ultimate Guide to Real Estate Investing in a Tax-Advantaged Retirement Account 

This Real Estate 101 Guide will uncover:

1.  The step-by-step process to getting started
2.  Your real estate investment options
3.  How to sell your investment in your IRA
4.  ... and much more.  

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Announcing an Easier Way to Find Investments

It’s now easier than ever to find the most in-demand investment opportunities for your self-directed account. Introducing Investment District, where you can browse and choose from high-end platforms and providers in the cryptocurrency, lending, precious metals, private equity/crowdfunding, and turnkey real estate asset classes.

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Exclusive Real Estate Benefits Come Standard

We don’t stop at providing a superior investing experience: Each client receives access to exclusive opportunities not found with any other self-directed account custodian. You’ll receive valuable, in-demand discounts and membership access – just for opening an account.

Valued Member Access

  • Free annual membership to one of the nation’s largest real estate investors associations, which includes several benefits and discounts for real estate investors
  • Free access to a leading marketplace for construction services and contractors to ensure a fair price
  • Free annual membership to a coveted financial advisor directory to protect you from risk

Special Discounts

  • Discounts on titling services specifically tailored to real estate investors who use a self-directed IRA
  • Special rental property insurance discounts

More Benefits

  • Access to time-saving, and hassle-free assistance to help you navigate the real estate investment process
  • Extensive free education for real estate investors

It’s now easier than ever to find the most in-demand investment opportunities for your self-directed account. Introducing Investment District, where you can browse and choose from high-end platforms and providers in the cryptocurrency, lending, precious metals, private equity/crowdfunding, and turnkey real estate asset classes.