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Welcome to the Madison Trust Self-Directed IRA blog! Here, you will find posts about a wide variety of topics related to Self-Directed IRAs. Whether you're interested in learning about what you can invest in or you need a guide to help set up your account, you can find all the help and information you need right here.

Whether you're looking for information about account maintenance, investing in real estate, or setting up a checkbook IRA, we can help! New posts are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly to stay up-to-date on all of the information you need to know about investing with a Self-Directed IRA.

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Our dedication to client support is one of the main reasons why so many people rely on Madison Trust, along with our flat fee structure that never includes hidden or unexpected costs. No matter how much your Self-Directed IRA grows, your fees remain the same. Sign up for a Self-Directed IRA today and discover the Madison Trust advantage for yourself!

What is a Non-Recourse Loan? In this video, you will learn what a non-recourse loan is and how you can use one to help fund your Self-Directed IRA’s real estate investment.
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May 2, 2024

Real Estate IRA Do's and Don'ts In this video, you'll learn about the do's and don'ts for a Real Estate IRA.
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April 29, 2024

Our Story: How Madison Trust Came to Be Madison Trust Company is a full-service Self Directed IRA custodian offering account holders a way to invest in alternative assets beyond Wall Street such as real estate, private placements, promissory notes, precious metals, and more. As the highest-rated custodian in the industry, Madison Trust provides you with the investment tools to achieve a richer […]
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March 15, 2024

Self-Directed IRA Myths Busted! In this video, you’ll learn about the common misconceptions people tend to have about Self-Directed IRAs. Myth: Self-Directed IRAs are illegal according to the IRS Truth: They’re legal! Self-Directed IRAs were established as part of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Self-Directed IRAs are regulated by both state and federal law, […]
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March 6, 2024

Retirement Wealth Is Your North Star with a Self-Directed IRA in Minnesota

Opening a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) in Minnesota can be an exciting way to invest for retirement in the North Star State. Open a Self-Directed IRA in Minnesota with Madison Trust and discover the possibilities.
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Using a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) for Private Equity Investing

Learn how a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) opens doors to invest in private equity funds. Explore the types of private placements, the benefits, and possible considerations when choosing to invest in private equity funds.
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Your Future Is Bright with a Self-Directed IRA in Florida

Discover the vast investment opportunities available in Florida with a Self-Directed IRA. From real estate to private businesses to precious metals, the possibilities are endless and tax-advantaged. Open your Self-Directed IRA in Florida today!
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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Paper Profits 

Paper Profits is a private equity group specializing in the acquisition of Promissory Notes. Learn how you can invest in the alternative assets of your choice with Madison Trust.
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July 14, 2023

Why Use a Self-Directed IRA?

A Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) allows you to invest in alternative assets, build a diversified retirement portfolio, and enjoy tax advantages. Expand your retirement investing horizons with a Self-Directed IRA from Madison Trust.
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Why Roll a 401(k) into a Self-Directed IRA?

You gain a wider scope of investment possibilities when you roll a 401(k) into a Self-Directed IRA. Learn more about investing in alternative assets with a Self-Directed IRA.  
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