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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!

Building Wealth Beyond Limits: Exploring Private Credit in Self-Directed IRAs

Explore how a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) opens the door to private credit investing, the benefits, and potential considerations when choosing to invest in private credit.
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Celebrating Small Business Month: Investing in a Small Business with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA)

Small Business Month is a good time to recognize the role small businesses play in our economy and the potential they hold for investors. Discover the benefits of investing in a private business with a Self-Directed IRA for both investors and small business owners.
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May 6, 2024

Leveraging Communication Channels for Self-Directed IRA Investing

Discover how effective communication channels such as emails, webinars, and social media can be leveraged to keep up to date on Self-Directed IRA industry updates, IRS rules, trending alternative investments, and much more. Madison Trust utilizes these communication channels to help you uncover everything you need to know about Self-Directed IRAs.
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Exploring the Limits: Can I Buy Stocks with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA)?

The short answer is not a simple yes or no. Madison Trust’s Specialists are here to debunk what you can and cannot invest in with a Self-Directed IRA, including if you can invest in stocks.
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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Is a Self-Directed IRA Right for You?

A Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) is an ideal retirement account for individuals who thrive on freedom, power, and flexibility. Before opening an account, read our latest blog to help you determine if this increased flexibility and control is right for you.
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February 12, 2024

How Does a Self-Directed IRA Work? A Comprehensive View of SDIRA Operations, Simplifying Complex Concepts 

Self-Directed IRAs (SDIRAs) provide investors with a simple way to diversify with alternative assets, receive tax advantages, and gain more control over their retirement portfolios. Madison Trust's SDIRA Specialists are here to answer any questions you may have about how Self-Directed IRAs work and the investing process.
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The Insider’s Guide to Real Estate Investing: Using a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Warehouses 

Explore how you can diversify your retirement portfolio and receive steady income by investing in industrial real estate such as warehouses with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA). Madison Trust provides self-directed investing expertise, unparalleled customer service, and a streamlined process so you can pursue this exciting opportunity.
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January 23, 2024

Investing in Commercial Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA: The Essentials to Get Started

Learn how you can diversify your retirement portfolio by investing in commercial real estate with a Self-Directed IRA. Madison Trust offers expert guidance and a streamlined process to help you pursue your exciting opportunities.
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January 5, 2024

Brick by Brick to Retirement Bliss: Investing in a Real Estate Syndication with a Self-Directed IRA

Real estate syndications make it possible for investors to access larger, more generally lucrative properties that may otherwise be unavailable to them if relied on their wealth alone. Explore how you can invest in a real estate syndication to grow your retirement savings.
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December 18, 2023

What Is the Difference Between a Self-Directed IRA and Directed Trust?

Understanding the difference between a Self-Directed IRA and Directed Trust can empower you to gain greater control of your financial future. Explore both options at Madison Trust.
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December 12, 2023
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