Derreck Long

  • Derreck Long, Senior Wealth Manager at Eckard Enterprises, first served in the military from 2010 to 2014. After leaving the military, he went to college at Northern Arizona University and received a degree in global marketing. After graduating college Derreck worked with the FBI, but realized there is more to life, and started searching on how to become an investor. This is when Derreck started experimenting in notes, and has been a private lender ever since. Derreck has done a large range of notes from equity appreciation, 2nd lien notes, to the traditional 1st lien and Mineral Rights in the oil and gas space. As of today, Derreck works with Eckard Enterprises, and on a government relations committee where he researches tax code and new bill/law changes at the congress level.

Think Realty Podcast #311 – Mineral Rights 101 with Derreck Long

Think Realty Podcast #311 – Mineral Rights 101 with Derreck Long

  Everyone wants to make a profit, but how can you get cash flow NOW with a tangible asset? Eddie sat down with Derreck Long from Eckard Enterprises for a review of what Derreck does at Eckard Enterprises and what exactly it means to own mineral rights. They talk about ...
The Advantage of Working Interest Investments

The Advantage of Working Interest Investments

Making a working interest investment in the oil and gas sector has its advantages. Most investors understand the value of diversifying their portfolios. Alongside traditional investments, there are some alternative investment options worth considering. One of those is a working interest investment. Making a working interest investment in the oil ...
How Mineral Rights Work

How Mineral Rights Work

Understanding mineral rights can open your eyes to their benefits. Curious about mineral rights? Read on to learn more about how they work and the benefits of owning them. Mineral Rights: An Example Mineral rights work like this: Let’s say you own some 128 mineral acres in the middle of ...
1031 Exchanges for Mineral Rights

1031 Exchanges for Mineral Rights

Understanding tax deferral tools like 1031 exchanges can help you get the most from your mineral rights investment. Can a Section 1031 exchange be used for mineral rights? Contrary to commonly held beliefs, yes—it can be used to exchange mineral rights in most cases. There are, however, a few things ...
Understanding Solo 401(k)s for Self-Employed Individuals

Understanding Solo 401(k)s for Self-Employed Individuals

| Article | Investment Strategy, IRAs
The flexibility and control a solo 401(k) offers can help the self-employed put away more money than traditional or Roth IRAs allow and enjoy certain tax benefits. Saving for retirement is something many people put off until later, but that’s a big mistake. A 2018 Federal Reserve report found that ...
The Solo 401k: Real Estate Investing’s Secret Weapon

The Solo 401k: Real Estate Investing’s Secret Weapon

| Webinar | Investment Strategy, IRAs
00:41:11 | Learn why the people are switching from Self-Directed IRAs to Solo 401ks. The Solo 401K truly has become the new secret weapon when raising capital, investing into any syndication, or just looking for big tax deductions ...
Think Realty Podcast #268 – A Quest for Retirement

Think Realty Podcast #268 – A Quest for Retirement

| Podcast | Investment Strategy, IRAs
 Is your 401k going to get you all the way to retirement? If you’re relying on stocks only, you may be surprised to find you won’t have the amount you thought. Eddie sat down with Derreck Long from Quest Trust Company, to discuss self-directed IRA’s and how the Silcon ...
Think Realty Podcast #219 – Self-Directed IRA’s: Congress is Watching, Now What?

Think Realty Podcast #219 – Self-Directed IRA’s: Congress is Watching, Now What?

Using capital through a self-directed IRA is a beneficial strategy, but now that Congress is cracking down, what does that mean for you? What are the risks to using checkbook control? Our guest Derreck Long from Quest Trust Company discusses the strategies to make self-directed IRA’s work for you! To ...