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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

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

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

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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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

Back to School: Ways Students and Parents Can Be Financially Prepared

The excitement of a new school year is also the perfect time for students and parents to financially prepare for savings for education and retirement. Madison Trust’s Self-Directed IRA Specialists are here to answer any questions you have about self-directed investing.
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September 7, 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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5 Essential Retirement Planning Tips to Celebrate National Financial Awareness Day

Any step taken towards planning your financial future is a step in the right direction. National Financial Awareness Day is the perfect opportunity to develop your financial literacy and create a solid financial future that will serve you through retirement.
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August 14, 2023

7 Fun Ways the Entire Family Can Save

Upkeeping finances as a family can be fun, as you work together to reach joint goals and create irreplaceable memories. Madison Trust provides some fun ways the entire family can save.
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July 25, 2023
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