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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!

The Independent Investor: Navigating Your Financial Future with a Self-Directed IRA

A Self-Directed IRA can open up exciting investment opportunities for independent investors. Discover the simple steps to open a Self-Directed IRA with Madison Trust.
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Is Madison Trust an Approved Nonbank Custodian?

Banks and nonbank custodians alike can offer IRAs. Learn why Madison Trust is considered a bank by the IRS as opposed to a nonbank custodian, and how this designation relates to opening a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA).
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Building Wealth Beyond Limits: Exploring Private Credit in Self-Directed IRAs

Explore how a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) opens the door to private credit investing, the benefits, and potential considerations when choosing to invest in private credit.
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Harnessing the Power of User Reviews in Choosing Your Self-Directed IRA Custodian

User reviews can help you in choosing the right SDIRA custodian. Learn more by reading our blog.
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Self-Directed SIMPLE IRA: The Optimal Edition for Small Business Employees

A scatter of states has mandated state-sponsored retirement plans for small businesses over the last few years. If you’re in the beginning stages of enrolling your employees in a retirement plan, you may be enticed by the benefits provided by Self-Directed SIMPLE IRAs.
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11 Prevalent Questions from Self-Directed Real Estate IRA Owners, Answered

Investors eager to implement independence into their real estate investing may be thrilled by the prospect of the outrivaling Self-Directed Real Estate IRA. If you’re seeking to reform your retirement savings and potentially increase your returns, grasping the peculiarities of investing in properties with a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA could prove to be favorable.
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May 23, 2024

How Do Multi-Member IRA LLCs Work?

A Multi-Member IRA LLC has the potential to enhance the way you save for retirement. Learn more by reading our blog.
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May 22, 2024

From an Asteroid to a Precious Metal: Investing in Palladium with a Gold IRA

With its name derived from an asteroid, Palladium is a precious metal accessible to investors using Self-Directed IRAs. Creating a Gold IRA can bring its own out-of-this-world advantages, including retirement portfolio diversification, possible steady returns, and hedge against inflation. Like a meteorite, discover how palladium can be your investing marvel.
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Self-Directed IRA vs. Self-Directed SEP IRA

Self-Directed IRAs and Self-Directed SEP IRAs are two types of retirement accounts that allow you to invest in alternative assets. Learn more by reading our blog.
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The Fine Print: Can You Lend Money to Yourself from Your Self-Directed IRA?

Self-Directed IRAs (SDIRAs) are constructed to weave a potentially financially secure retirement; not to be a source of present-day cash flow. When hard-pressed, can your retirement savings lend money and conduct itself as a helping hand? Learn more in our latest blog.
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