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Why Investors Choose Equity Trust

Discover why clients from all 50 states have entrusted us to be the custodian of more than 213,000 accounts holding over $34 billion in retirement assets.*

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"Best Overall" Self-Directed IRA Company

$34B in assets under custody

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Grow Wealth Your Way

Whether you’re saving for retirement, healthcare expenses, or a loved one’s education, we make the journey easy with innovative technology and first-class service.

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

Our track record of excellence is unmatched in the industry. Over 181,000 investors rely on us to custody over $34 billion in assets. (as of 8/31/2021)

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

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

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

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Second to None

Our unparalleled industry and alternative asset expertise come with an unmatched record of service.

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Simplify Investment with Leading-Edge Technology

Easily invest and manage your account on any device with our state-of-the-art online account management system myEQUITY. Open and fund your account, complete investments, track statuses, pay bills, view statements, and more.

What Clients are Saying About Equity Trust

Mary , New Jersey

I finally opened my own self directed IRA after years of waiting. They have 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!

Paul, North Carolina

I am relatively new to Equity Trust. They did a great job handling the transfer of multiple existing LLC investment account which are now managed in one place. Additionally, new investment accounts which are now managed in one place. Additionally, new investments have been handled professionally and competently.

Srinivas , Texas

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 without any hesitation.

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