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45+ Years in Financial Services
1 Million+ Transactions/Year
$34 Billion Under Custody
Traditional financial institutions limit your IRA to traditional investments. With Equity Trust, you can truly diversify into a range of options including real estate, private entities, cryptocurrency, precious metals, and more, in addition to stocks, bonds, and mutual funds – all in one account.
While you’re in control, rest assured knowing you’re not alone: our knowledgeable, client-focused associates are here to provide personalized service, from opening your account to assisting you with investment transactions. We also provide an abundance of learning opportunities with guides, webinars, a blog, and more. You can lean on our more than 45 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Our size, expertise, and technology help us ensure that we’re there when you need us most. With over 400 associates focused on processing more than 1.2 million transactions each year, we work diligently to enhance your experience.
Don’t have an investment in mind? Most custodians establish your account and leave you on your own to figure it out. Our Investment District online marketplace enables you to find potential investment opportunities with the click of a button.
“I was very nervous to make my first real estate deal but the Equity Trust people were so helpful in answering my questions and guiding me through the process. The transaction went smoothly and quickly.”
“Wow is all I can say! Their level of professionalism was outstanding! They were able to answer all of my questions and allowed me to have my peace of mind knowing that I was making all the right choices… I can really say I can go to sleep at night knowing I made the best decision for not only myself, but my family as well!”
“The customer service and educational training staff is very knowledgeable, and they respond very quickly to handle any transaction. Very responsive to the questions and communicate well. I recommend Equity Trust Company to my friends and family members without any hesitation.”
“I never knew that investing my retirement into real estate could be this easy. Equity Trust Company made the process so seamless and pleasant that I can’t stop talking about it to friends and family. I wish all the companies out there could take a few minutes to study how this company does business and use them as a model! Equity Trust Company has employees that are excited about their work and well trained in getting things done quickly.”
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