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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!

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

Seeing Self-Directed IRA Loan Rules from All Angles

Self-Directed IRA loan rules depend on whether you’re looking to borrow money, finance an investment, or serve as a private lender using your IRA. Let Madison Trust explain the basics of Self-Directed IRA loan rules.
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Using an IRA or 401(k) for Real Estate

A Self-Directed IRA enables individuals to invest in real estate. Learn more about Real Estate IRAs at Madison Trust.
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June 5, 2023

Bet the Farm: It Could Be Your Next Investment 

Farmland is on the rise as an alternative investment. Learn more about how you can invest in farmland with a Self-Directed IRA. 
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Six Types of Self-Directed IRA Distributions

Read about the six types of Self-Directed IRA distributions on Madison Trust's Distribution Request form.
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What Is a 990-T Form, and What Is its Purpose?

All about Form 990-T for exempt organization business income tax returns
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Employee Spotlight: Dana Udumulla, Investments Manager 

This employee spotlight features Dana Udumulla, Madison Trust’s Investments Manager. She works to provide investment sponsors and clients with a seamless alternative investing experience.
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Self-Directed Traditional IRA vs. Self-Directed Roth IRA: Fundamental Differences

The fundamental difference between a Traditional IRA and Roth IRA is the timing of when you will receive tax advantages. Madison Trust’s Self-Directed IRA Specialists are here to help you understand the rules and advantages for both types of accounts.
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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Provision Capital 

Provision Capital is a socially responsible, full-service investment fund based in Dallas, Texas. Learn more about investing in alternative assets with a Self-Directed IRA.
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