Madison Trust Company | Self Directed IRA Set-Up Process

The Self Directed IRA Comparison Calculator

As you research different Self Directed IRA providers, it can be hard to keep track of their respective fee schedules. At Madison Trust, we believe that educated clients make better decisions. Use the calculator below to determine what your account will be charged at each of the different companies.*

Comparison Calculator

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Annual Fees

Trust Company
Annual Fee*
Overall Rating**
best valueMadison Trust
4.8 Stars stars
4.9269 reviews
4.9100 reviews
4.569 reviews
4.517 reviews
3.7 Stars stars
3.734 reviews
4.06 reviews
2.2 Stars stars
5.03 reviews
1.412 reviews
2.318 reviews
2.6 Stars stars
3.1443 reviews
1.359 reviews
2.0213 reviews
2.6 Stars stars
2.442 reviews
1.05 reviews
2.023 reviews
4.024 reviews
Forge Trust
2.9 Stars stars
2.836 reviews
2.210 reviews
3.054 reviews
3.29 reviews
Pacific Premier
2.5 Stars stars
3.678 reviews
1.48 reviews
1.576 reviews
3.1 Stars stars
3.6352 reviews
3.954 reviews
1.5144 reviews
Goldstar Trust
1.6 Stars stars
1.820 reviews
1.03 reviews
1.514 reviews
2.58 reviews

*The fees listed are annual custodial fees. Some investors may be charged additional transaction fees dependent on their usage. As companies often change their fees, it is important to check in with the specific provider for the latest schedule.

**This is the average of each Trust Company’s Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Better Business Bureau reviews – as of 7/15/2020. Trustpilot, Sitejabber, and Shopper Approved are not included as they are gated review sites.

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