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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.

Let Our Self-Directed IRA Specialists Help You Gain Control of Your Investments

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!

The Opportunities are BIG with a Self-Directed IRA in Texas

Opening a Self-Directed IRA in Texas can enable you to invest in real estate, raw land, farmland and more. Explore the possibilities with Madison Trust and open your account today!
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You, Your Best Friend, and Your Self-Directed IRA: Refer a Friend Program

National Best Friends Day is the perfect time to recommend a Self-Directed IRA to your friend(s). When you refer a friend through Madison Trust’s Refer-a-Friend Program, you will receive $100, and your friend will be able to diversify and grow their retirement portfolio.
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June 8, 2023

Seeing Self-Directed IRA Loan Rules from All Angles

Self-Directed IRA loan rules depend on whether you’re looking to borrow money, finance an investment, or serve as a private lender using your IRA. Let Madison Trust explain the basics of Self-Directed IRA loan rules.
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Using an IRA or 401(k) for Real Estate

A Self-Directed IRA enables individuals to invest in real estate. Learn more about Real Estate IRAs at Madison Trust.
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June 5, 2023

Self-Directed Traditional IRA vs. Self-Directed Roth IRA: Fundamental Differences

The fundamental difference between a Traditional IRA and Roth IRA is the timing of when you will receive tax advantages. Madison Trust’s Self-Directed IRA Specialists are here to help you understand the rules and advantages for both types of accounts.
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The Quick Guide to Funding a Self-Directed IRA with Your 401(k)

Learn how to fund a Self-Directed IRA from an existing 401(k). Want even more information? Download Madison Trust’s complete Self-Directed IRA rollover guide.
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Directed Trust? Why You Should Consider One

A Directed Trust offers unique benefits for clients with complex financial situations. In this blog post, financial professionals can learn about the advantages of a Directed Trust and how it can help to achieve their clients' financial goals.
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May 16, 2023

How To Convert a Traditional IRA to a Self-Directed IRA

If you already have a Traditional IRA set up, it is possible to switch to a Self-Directed IRA and gain control of your retirement investments. Learn more from the Self-Directed IRA Specialists at Madison Trust!
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Buying an Airbnb with your Self-Directed IRA

Short-term rentals are increasingly popular with travelers. Investing in one with your SDIRA (Self-Directed IRA) may be a good option. Knowing all the regulations concerning short-term rentals will set you up for success.
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April 18, 2023

How Does a Self-Directed IRA Land Purchase Work?

Learn about the basics of completing a Self-Directed IRA land purchase and managing any related real estate expenses for your land.
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April 17, 2023
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