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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!

Planning a Pool Party and Your Retirement

Is a Self-Directed IRA the right retirement account for you? Find out what it takes to self-direct your investments and plan your retirement; it can be as fun as planning a pool party!
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Summer Bucket List: How to Plan for Your Longest Vacation (Retirement)

Retirement is your longest vacation, so it’s important to be proactive when planning. Madison Trust Specialists are knowledgeable in self-directed investing and understand a variety of asset classes, which can be beneficial on your journey to retirement.
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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

Spring Cleaning Your Finances To Boost Your Retirement Savings

While you freshen up your home, consider tidying up your finances as well. Madison Trust provides four strategies to start spring cleaning your finances and boost your retirement savings.
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April 12, 2023

With Great Risk, Comes Great Reward: Self-Directed IRA Investor Alert Response

The SEC, NASAA, and FINRA recently issued an alert to warn investors of the potential risks of Self-Directed IRAs. However, savvy investors know that with greater risk, comes greater reward.
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March 21, 2023

IRS Tax Tips for Retirement Accounts

With tax season in full swing, it is important to take time to understand the tax rules so you can be prepared to file and maximize your potential tax savings. Madison Trust has compiled tax tips from the IRS so you can utilize its tools and lower your tax bill while saving for retirement.
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March 14, 2023

Sit Down with Your Sweetheart and Discuss Your Finances

This Valentine’s Day consider these four steps to kickstart your financial conversation with your sweetheart.
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February 14, 2023

5 New Year's Resolutions All Retirement Savers Should Have

Some of the most rewarding New Year’s resolutions are those that benefit your financial future such as reevaluating your retirement goals, contributions, asset allocation, and rule changes. Explore five popular New Year’s resolutions and how to grow your Self-Directed IRA retirement savings with Madison Trust.
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February 6, 2023

401(k) & IRA Law Changes that Can Improve Your Retirement 

Congress made changes to 401(k) and IRA regulations in the Secure Act 2.0. These updates may benefit retirees and will be phased in over a few years.
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February 3, 2023

Is Now the Time to Convert to a Roth IRA?

With the stock market down and current low tax rates, now may be the perfect opportunity to do a Roth Conversion as you can enjoy some tax savings. Discover the benefits of Madison Trust’s Self-Directed Roth IRA.
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