You may choose to fund your account by making out a check payable to “First Clearing, LLC”. If it is made out in your name, we can still accept the check if you or your company endorses the check and writes “Make Check Payable to First Clearing, LLC” beneath your signature. Please make sure your account number is clearly written on the check or on an attached letter of instruction. IRA Contributions should be clearly marked with the contribution year. Simple IRA Contributions should denote a breakdown of employee and employer contribution amounts.