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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!

Empowering Future Generations: Connecting Global Money Week with Self-Directed IRAs

Global Money Week is an annual global campaign that aims to educate young people on financial literacy to improve their financial well-being and resilience. Investing with a Self-Directed IRA at Madison Trust can help strengthen your financial expertise and help you prepare for your retirement.
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March 20, 2024

Random Acts of Kindness Day: Engaging Your SDIRA with Graciousness

At Madison Trust, we strive to be deliberate with our actions and aim to foster a better future for our communities. For this month’s Random Acts of Kindness Day, we hope to inspire you to position humanitarianism into your daily life. Learn how you can administer your Self-Directed IRA to perform goodwill.
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February 16, 2024

2024 IRA Contribution Limit Updates

The IRS has implemented changes to Self-Directed IRA contributions and benefits that will ultimately affect the 2024 IRA contribution limits. Here's a sneak peek at how these adjustments may affect your retirement savings for this investing year!
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Self-Love is Self-Preservation: You Deserve Financial Wellness

In a month that prioritizes romanticism, why not focus on the love of self? Financial wellness is a form of self-love, and there’s no time like the present to work towards a sense of financial comfort. Uncover a possible roadmap to ever-giving nurturement through care practices for your body, mind, spirit, and fiscal accounts.
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February 14, 2024

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

7 Steps to Get Fit This New Year and Workout Your Retirement

If your New Year’s resolutions involve getting healthier and preparing for your retirement, we’re here to reveal some simple approaches that can help you manage both. Delve into the details on our latest blog.
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December 29, 2023

Plan a Winter Date and Plan for Your Retirement

As the weather chills and resistance builds against stepping foot outdoors, planning a romantic rendezvous may get trickier. Our latest blog outlines how to organize a date night for you and your significant other and conjointly orchestrate a potentially effective retirement savings plan.
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December 28, 2023

Last Minute Gift Idea: Naming a Beneficiary for Potential Generational Wealth

There’s no need to panic or wait in never-ending lines for gifts this holiday season. Give the innovative and fulfilling gift of naming your loved one as your Self-Directed IRA beneficiary. Learn how to make this holiday spectacular by reading our blog!
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December 8, 2023

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

Be Actively Grateful by Giving Back This Thanksgiving: Using Your SDIRA for Donations

For Thanksgiving, embrace the spirit of generosity by putting your Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) towards a noble cause. By utilizing both SDIRA knowledge and philanthropy, your retirement savings can help better your community. Read our latest blog to learn more!
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November 20, 2023
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