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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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If you can't find information on the specific topic you're looking for, don't hesitate to reach out: We place a high value on transparency and clarity here at Madison Trust Company, and you're always welcome to contact us via email, phone, or online chat. Our CISP-trained team members are ready to answer your questions or assist you with setting up your new Self-Directed IRA.

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!

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

Investing in Residential Properties with a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA

Find out which alternative assets are most popular among Self-Directed IRA investors. Learn how you can invest in one of these exciting opportunities with a Broad Financial Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA).
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December 6, 2023

Investing in Gold with a Self-Directed Gold IRA

A Self-Directed Gold IRA (SDIRA) allows you to invest in gold and other alternative assets for retirement. Learn more by visiting our blog.
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December 4, 2023

Self-Directed IRA vs. Standard IRA: A Quick and Simple Comparison

Quickly learn the distinctions between standard IRAs and Self-Directed IRAs. Schedule a free discovery call with Madison Trust to explore the freedom of alternative investing with a Self-Directed IRA.
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Unlocking the Future of Investing: Using AI to Manage Your Self-Directed IRA Investments

Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) investors can utilize the power of AI to aid in optimizing their investments. Explore how AI can be used for three popular self-directed investments: real estate, private businesses, and precious metals.
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