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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 a Non-Recourse Loan? In this video, you will learn what a non-recourse loan is and how you can use one to help fund your Self-Directed IRA’s real estate investment.
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May 2, 2024

Real Estate IRA Do's and Don'ts In this video, you'll learn about the do's and don'ts for a Real Estate IRA.
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April 29, 2024

Our Story: How Madison Trust Came to Be Madison Trust Company is a full-service Self Directed IRA custodian offering account holders a way to invest in alternative assets beyond Wall Street such as real estate, private placements, promissory notes, precious metals, and more. As the highest-rated custodian in the industry, Madison Trust provides you with the investment tools to achieve a richer […]
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March 15, 2024

Self-Directed IRA Myths Busted! In this video, you’ll learn about the common misconceptions people tend to have about Self-Directed IRAs. Myth: Self-Directed IRAs are illegal according to the IRS Truth: They’re legal! Self-Directed IRAs were established as part of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Self-Directed IRAs are regulated by both state and federal law, […]
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March 6, 2024

Bridge the Gap Between Your Fund and Investors with Madison Trust 

In this video, Dana Udumulla, Investments Manager at Madison Trust, explores how Investment Sponsors can experience an upsurge in funding by raising capital through Self-Directed IRAs.
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November 22, 2023

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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What Can a Self-Directed IRA Invest In?

The beauty of a Self-Directed IRA is that you can invest in almost any asset! Find out what a Self-Directed IRA can and cannot invest in.
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What is a Self-Directed Retirement Account?

In today's video, Emily Egan, Client Support Specialist at Madison Trust Company, teaches us all about the basics of the Self-Directed IRA and how you can use it as a tool to invest in your retirement!
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