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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!

Why Roll a 401(k) into a Self-Directed IRA?

You gain a wider scope of investment possibilities when you roll a 401(k) into a Self-Directed IRA. Learn more about investing in alternative assets with a Self-Directed IRA.  
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Legacy Planning: Self-Directed IRA Beneficiaries

Designating a beneficiary for your IRA ensures that your assets will be moved into the correct hands in the case of your passing. Self-Directed IRA Specialists at Madison Trust are here to guide you through the process.
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Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) vs. 401(k): Don’t Let the False Dichotomy Fool You!

Understanding the difference between a Self-Directed IRA and 401(k) can help you decide if one or both of these options is right for you. In this article, Madison Trust explains how a Self-Directed IRA works in place of or alongside a 401(k).
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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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The Opportunities are BIG with a Self-Directed IRA in Texas

Opening a Self-Directed IRA in Texas can enable you to invest in real estate, raw land, farmland and more. Explore the possibilities with Madison Trust and open your account today!
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When Is a Self-Directed IRA Taxed? 

Knowing the tax implications of distributions and investments can help you use your Self-Directed IRA more effectively. Learn the basics from Madison Trust, the industry’s highest-rated Self-Directed IRA custodian.
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Sweet Retirement:  A Flavorful Lesson from Ice Cream Sundaes and Self-Directed IRAs 

Consider diversifying your retirement portfolio, just like you would an ice cream sundae. Learn more about investing in alternative assets with a Self-Directed IRA at Madison Trust.
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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Starting Point Capital 

Madison Trust interviewed Jeremy Dyer, Founder & Managing Partner of Starting Point Capital. Learn more about investing in alternative assets with Madison Trust.
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June 14, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Catching Up with Kevin McNee   

This employee spotlight features our Director of Trust Services at Madison Trust Company. Kevin McNee works with clients and their financial teams to reach their financial goals through Directed Trust services.
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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
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