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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!

From an Asteroid to a Precious Metal: Investing in Palladium with a Gold IRA

With its name derived from an asteroid, Palladium is a precious metal accessible to investors using Self-Directed IRAs. Creating a Gold IRA can bring its own out-of-this-world advantages, including retirement portfolio diversification, possible steady returns, and hedge against inflation. Like a meteorite, discover how palladium can be your investing marvel.
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The Fine Print: Can You Lend Money to Yourself from Your Self-Directed IRA?

Self-Directed IRAs (SDIRAs) are constructed to weave a potentially financially secure retirement; not to be a source of present-day cash flow. When hard-pressed, can your retirement savings lend money and conduct itself as a helping hand? Learn more in our latest blog.
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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Pave Finance, an AI Based App

Imagine a knowledgeable investment advisor singlehandedly designing your portfolio. Their expertise could possibly render a customized selection of investments likely to exhibit consistent returns. What if artificial intelligence could replace an investment advisor? For this month’s Investment Sponsor Spotlight, technology innovator Pave Finance has entered the limelight to showcase what may soon stir the financial industry.
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April Showers Bring SDIRA Flowers: Planting Seeds for Retirement

The season of spring basks us in feelings of renewal and rejuvenation. In the midst of morning dew, we may seek to begin orchestrating a clear-cut plan for a possibly prosperous future and retirement. A Self-Directed IRA may be the ideal hatch to guide us through this springtime’s ray of hope.
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April 22, 2024

Plating Your Gold IRA: IRA Allowable Precious Metals

You don’t need a scale to weigh your options; we’ve done the labor for you. If tangible assets seem to be the only relief for your investment itch, investing in precious metals with a Self-Directed Gold IRA may be the remedy. Proving to be durable and highly sought, there are only a select IRA allowable precious metals. Read our blog to see if what you’re eyeing meets IRA conditions.
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April 15, 2024

Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Bluestone Commercial Capital

Bluestone Commercial Capital has been serving the Northeast Corridor and South Florida by granting capital to small businesses who are looking to grow their business. As avid advocators for building yield in diversified portfolios, this real estate bridge lender’s approach emphasizes creative problem-solving while offering unparalleled opportunities for prospective investors.
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April 8, 2024

Becoming a Fix and Flip Connoisseur with a Real Estate IRA

Fix and flips are generally famously celebrated real estate investments due to their typically generous returns. Whether you’re hoping to invest in a single property or multiple properties, the Real Estate IRA may be your oath to possible prosperous retirement savings.
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April 1, 2024

Nothing but Net: Sidestepping Prohibited Transactions

Self-Directed IRAs and basketball games encompass similar patterns. To ensure your retirement savings remain above board, and that your movements in the court don’t negatively impact your team, you must follow administrative rules. Master the flow of bounce passing into your future!
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Take Flight with a Self-Directed IRA in North Carolina

Learn how to open a Self-Directed IRA in North Carolina with Madison Trust and discover the freedom of directing your own investments. Get started today.
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Common Missteps of Real Estate IRA Investing and How You Can Avoid Them

A Real Estate IRA extends plentiful, potential opportunities for increasing revenue and supplementing income for retirement. Nevertheless, IRAs run under the IRS, and account holders must comply with their regulations. To potentially prevent common real estate investing mistakes from occurring, read about guidelines you may not be privy to.
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March 11, 2024
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