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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!

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

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

Understanding the Corporate Transparency Act and Its Impact on Directed Trusts

Learn about the reporting requirements, the balance between privacy and transparency, and how financial professionals can guide their clients to compliance under the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). Stay informed and navigate the regulatory landscape with Madison Trust.
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Directed Trust Basics

Directed Trusts are the premier solution to guarantee the safety and continuity of your family's wealth. Find out more about the power of a Madison Trust Directed Trust and South Dakota.
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Employee Spotlight: Catching Up with Kevin McNee   

This employee spotlight features our Director of Trust Services at Madison Trust Company. Kevin McNee works with clients and their financial teams to reach their financial goals through Directed Trust services.
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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

Directed Trust: The Case for South Dakota

Compare South Dakota to Delaware with regard to which state has better trust laws. South Dakota ranks higher across all critical trust criteria like directed, dynasty, asset protection, income tax and privacy.
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April 4, 2023

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