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Promissory Note Investing
A self-directed account with Equity Trust Company allows clients the freedom to invest in alternative asset options – such as private money lending (private debt) or promissory notes – with a tax-advantaged IRA or other account.
Loaning money from your retirement account? Our account management system myEQUITY provides a simple, straightforward solution to quickly initiate an investment.
Using the Private Debt Wizard, you are able to submit your investment request online.
If you have not yet opened an Equity Trust account, contact us at 855-673-4721, or open an account online.
Once your account is open and funded, these three easy steps will allow you to complete your private debt investment with any internet-connected device:
Visit www.myEQUITY.com and navigate to Investment > Private Debt to begin the step-by-step Private Debt Wizard.
Sign the completed Direction of Investment form to submit your request (an eSignature option is available).
Additional documents may be needed – read our Frequently Asked Questions for more details.
A Private Debt Liaison will be assigned and will review the details of your investment direction. Your liaison will contact you if there are any additional details required to fund your investment.
Video: Private Lending and Promissory Note Investing with a Self-Directed IRA
After your investment request is processed, Equity Trust will disburse the funds to the payee/borrower based on the instructions you provided.
If you do not wish to submit your request online, you also have the option of printing a Private Debt Direction of Investment Form (found on myEQUITY) and submitting it to 440-366-3752 (fax) or [email protected].
Want to discover private lending in action? Read about Guy and his hands-off note investment.
Contact us to talk to an IRA Counselor about private money lending with an IRA or to open your self-directed account.
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