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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!

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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November 27, 2023

Bridge the Gap Between Your Fund and Investors with Madison Trust 

In this video, Dana Udumulla, Investments Manager at Madison Trust, explores how Investment Sponsors can experience an upsurge in funding by raising capital through Self-Directed IRAs.
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November 22, 2023

What Does the Connelly Case Mean for Financial and Estate Planning?

Learn about the Connelly v. IRS case's impact on corporate-owned life insurance valuations. If you’re a financial professional with clients or an individual who may be impacted, contact Madison Trust for a collaborative partnership.
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November 22, 2023

5 Tips To Save on Thanksgiving Costs and for a Prosperous Retirement

With the rising cost of food and inflation, many Americans are seeking ways to save on Thanksgiving costs and for a prosperous retirement. Here are some tips to help you increase your savings this holiday season!
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November 17, 2023

IRA Trust Basics

An IRA Trust is a type of Self-Directed Checkbook IRA that can help you save for retirement and perform your everyday investment transactions in real-time. Learn more by reading our blog.
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6 Ways to Maximize Your Retirement Savings Before Year-End: Self-Directed IRA Checklist

As the end of the year approaches, consider reviewing your Self-Directed IRA investments and taking key actions to maximize your retirement savings. Madison Trust Specialists are always available to answer any questions so you can succeed in the new year.
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Real Estate for Retirement Success: Your Guide to an Investment Property IRA

An Investment Property IRA is another name for a Self-Directed IRA (which allows you to use your retirement funds to invest in real estate with a tax-advantaged account). Explore how a Madison Trust Investment Property IRA can help diversify your retirement portfolio, hedge against economic fluctuations, and grow your retirement savings.
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November 8, 2023

Rise Above the Basics with a Self-Directed IRA in Utah

Explore how a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) in Utah allows you to invest for retirement with alternate assets such as real estate, private business, and precious metals. See how easy opening a Self-Directed IRA can be with Madison Trust.
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Self-Directed IRA Investment Myths: Busted! Shedding Light on SDIRA Misconceptions

Although there are some misconceptions about Self-Directed IRAs, Madison Trust can set the record straight. Learn the truth about Self-Directed IRAs and how they can provide you with a way to diversify and potentially grow your retirement portfolio.
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Carving Your Financial Future: Comparing Self-Directed IRAs and Jack-O’-Lanterns

Although an unlikely pair, Self-Directed IRAs and carving a pumpkin have a lot in common. With the right preparation, personalization, and ability to adapt to changing circumstances you can achieve a beautiful carved pumpkin and fulfilling retirement.
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October 11, 2023
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