Self-Directed IRA Blog
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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The best apple pie recipe includes a variety of apples, just as a retirement portfolio should include investments in diverse asset classes. The account needed to achieve a well-diversified portfolio is a Self-Directed IRA.Read More >
The deadline to correct excess Self-Directed IRA contributions or change the tax treatment of your contributions is swiftly approaching! Learn how to correct excess Self-Directed IRA contributions and get back on track for retirement.Read More >
Rising inflation has caused concern about its impact on retirement savings. Here are some tips to protect your retirement portfolio during economic uncertainty.Read More >
Invest in raw land, commercial property, residential property, real estate crowdfunding opportunities, and more with a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA. Receive a more reliable source of investment income and have more flexibility in asset choice.Read More >
In a recent report from ProPublica, the Roth IRA activity of Peter Thiel was portrayed as a massive gaming of the system. In short, the government gives various tax incentives to help Americans save for retirement, and Peter Thiel was able to take advantage of that to cheat the country out of well-deserved taxes. The facts themselves are certainly true: Peter Thiel is using […]Read More >
The IRS has provided automatic tax deadline extensions to people on a state-by-state basis. This includes the deadline to make 2020 IRA contributions. The good news for you is that you may still have time to open an account and get a deduction for 2020. Find out below if your state qualifies for the extension. […]Read More >
The IRS has made a big push in recent years to become a more consumer friendly organization. Their website now offers a plethora of practical and easy-to-read articles, and some of the information there can really help tax payers in the long run. If you’re interested in seeing some of the latest developments, you can […]Read More >
The 401(k) plan, like all retirement plans, was meant to incentivize people to save for retirement. It accomplished this by officially offering some big tax incentives. Put money into the plan and reap the benefits. What happens, though, when the tax environment changes and those benefits disappear? In a recent Bloomberg Op-Ed, Aaron Brown details the 401(k) shift and explains why investors might want to reconsider. […]Read More >
When the IRS releases new IRA information, it’s dry, boring, and usually just a technical thing that your accountant needs to know about. This time, though, the IRS update has some real need-to-know kind of news. It’s about the CARES Act and it can affect you right now. Let’s start with a quick overview and then move on to […]Read More >
Everybody and his sister has an opinion about Covid and the state of the world today. Although we don’t begrudge anybody their First Amendment right, it does make it hard to plan for a comfortable retirement. Who are you supposed to listen to get your ducks in a row? Obviously, there are no guarantees in investments, but if you want to look for advice from […]Read More >