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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!

How Do I Know If My IRA Is Self-Directed?

Have you opened a Self-Directed IRA? If not, then your current IRA is likely a standard IRA. Learn more about opening a Self-Directed IRA at Madison Trust.
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Nothing but Net: Sidestepping Prohibited Transactions

Self-Directed IRAs and basketball games encompass similar patterns. To ensure your retirement savings remain above board, and that your movements in the court don’t negatively impact your team, you must follow administrative rules. Master the flow of bounce passing into your future!
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Navigating the SDIRA Regulatory Landscape

Investing with a Self-Directed IRA comes with rules and regulations that are important to understand. Learn more by reading our blog.
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The ABCs of Self-Directed IRAs

A Self-Directed IRA is a powerful retirement investing vehicle you should consider. Learn more by reading our blog.
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Exploring the Limits: Can I Buy Stocks with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA)?

The short answer is not a simple yes or no. Madison Trust’s Specialists are here to debunk what you can and cannot invest in with a Self-Directed IRA, including if you can invest in stocks.
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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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Your Game Day Guide to Self-Directed IRAs 

Retirement planning is just like preparing for the Big Game Day. Learn how you can keep your eye on the prize and achieve a richer retirement with a Madison Trust Self-Directed IRA.
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Where Can I Get a Self-Directed IRA? The One Stop SDIRA Shop

Are you unfamiliar with Self-Directed IRAs? If you’re hoping to dig your heels into cutting-edge investment opportunities that develop alongside your retirement savings, this trailblazing mechanism could revolutionize your perspective on future finances. Expand your knowledge on alternative asset investing and where to get an SDIRA.
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Using a 1031 Exchange in a Self-Directed IRA

Explore the benefits of using a 1031 Exchange within a Self-Directed IRA for real estate investments, focusing on tax deferral strategies and compliance. Madison Trust offers insights and support to help you navigate these potentially complex investment processes.
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What’s Your Small Business Style? SDIRAs vs. ROBS

Potential small business investors may be thrilled to discover they can provide capital with their retirement funds. Both Self-Directed IRAs and Rollovers as Business Startups are mechanisms tailored for delivering retirement savings to a fund startup. In this blog, you’ll learn about both vehicles so you can decide which best suits your needs in conjunction with your investing style.
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