Established in 1989, GoldStar Trust Company has more than twenty-five years of experience in providing specialized services as a Self-Directed IRA Custodian, Trustee and Escrow/Paying Agent. GoldStar offers unique retirement solutions and investment options that allow investors to diversify their IRA portfolios with precious metals and other alternative investments. A trusted resource, GoldStar also serves as Paying Agent and Trustee for bond issuances in 38 states. GoldStar is backed by the financial strength and confidence of Texas-based Happy State Bank, founded in 1908. 

  • Established in 1989
  • 37,500 Self Directed IRAs
  • $2 Billion in assets
  • Custodian for alternative investments

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Statement of Mission and Philosophy: Work hard, have fun, make money, while providing outstanding customer service and honoring the Golden Rule. 

  • parent company of GoldStar Trust
  • established 1908 in Happy, Texas 
  • $3 billion in assets
  • employer of more than 600 Happy people
  • 35 bank branches in the Panhandle of Texas, Lubbock and the Dallas area
  • 5-star rated bank by
  • A+ Better Business Bureau rating 

Happy State Bank’s most recent financials can be viewed here: (FDIC Cert:10359)

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