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Self-Directed IRA Questions? Get Answers.

Save time and simplify your self-directed IRA research – set up a call with an IRA Counselor to get the information you need about this powerful wealth-building concept.

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Equity Trust 2021

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Start with a Strong Foundation

Talk to an IRA Counselor before investing your retirement account in alternative assets to discover if this concept could work for you.

What you need to know:

  • Your tax-advantaged account options
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Ways to fund your account and start investing

Redefining Retirement Saving for Over 45 Years

Recognized as the industry leader and pioneer of Self-Directed Roth IRAs, Equity Trust has unparalleled alternative asset expertise and an unmatched record of excellence. Named among the Top 7 IRA Accounts for 2021 by US News & World Report, we offer customized one-on-one sessions to discuss your interests and goals to help guide your success as you navigate your opportunities.

Investment Freedom

Investment Freedom

You can 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.

Innovative Technology

Innovative Technology

Easily invest and manage your account on any device with our online account management system myEQUITY. Intuitive online wizards walk you through funding, purchases and sales, paying bills, distributions, and more.

You Direct, We Support

You Direct, We Support

You're in control, but you're not alone. Our knowledgeable associates provide personalized service, and we offer an abundance of learning opportunities.

Recognized Leader

Recognized Leader

Our size, expertise, and technology help us ensure that we're there when you need us most. Our 400+ associates work diligently to enhance your experience.

Access to Opportunities

Access to Opportunities

Don't have an investment in mind? Our Investment District online marketplace enables you to find potential investment opportunities with the click of a button.

Exclusive Benefits

Exclusive Benefits

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.

What our Clients are Saying


"I’m so glad we moved our money to a self-directed IRA. We have more control over where and what our money is invested in."


"[Equity Trust] has been fantastic to deal with. While no two investments are the same, I have not had any issues in finalizing the paperwork in a timely fashion. The online bill pay is easy to use and expenses related to my investments are always paid quickly."


"I finally opened my own self-directed IRA after years of waiting. Equity Trust has processed my transactions smoothly and efficiently. My account is doing what I wanted it to do for my retirement. I wish I had done this years sooner!"


"What a great company to work with. Very helpful group of people. Highly recommend this self -directed IRA company!"


"Equity Trust has enabled me to vastly improve my wealth-building. Instead of just having some mutual funds in an IRA, they have allowed me to buy and sell real estate with flawless execution. I can't say enough good things about them."

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Let's talk about your financial future.

Schedule a one-on-one session with an expert alternative investment counselor. We're here to answer any questions, help guide you through the process, and provide more detailed information and education specific to your journey.

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