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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!

5 New Year's Resolutions All Retirement Savers Should Have

Some of the most rewarding New Year’s resolutions are those that benefit your financial future such as reevaluating your retirement goals, contributions, asset allocation, and rule changes. Explore five popular New Year’s resolutions and how to grow your Self-Directed IRA retirement savings with Madison Trust.
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February 6, 2023

401(k) & IRA Law Changes that Can Improve Your Retirement 

Congress made changes to 401(k) and IRA regulations in the Secure Act 2.0. These updates may benefit retirees and will be phased in over a few years.
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February 3, 2023

Self-Directed IRA vs. Self-Directed IRA LLC: What’s the Difference?

Learn how a Self-Directed IRA LLC is derived but different from the classic Self-Directed IRA.
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February 1, 2023

What Is a Checkbook IRA?

Learn when a Checkbook IRA works best and how to use this unique alternative investment account correctly.
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January 25, 2023

How To Invest in Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA Non-Recourse Loan

A Self-Directed IRA non-recourse loan gives you the opportunity to invest in the property of your dreams! Madison Trust’s lending program provides expertise, unmatched customer service, and fixed rates to maximize your retirement savings.
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January 18, 2023

Can I Use a Self-Directed IRA to Buy a Vacation Home?

Learn how to buy a vacation home with a Real Estate IRA - but be sure not to vacation in it until you’re ready to take a 100% distribution on the property. It’s an investment!
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January 11, 2023

Can I Use a Self-Directed IRA to Buy a House?

Learn how to properly use a Self-Directed IRA for real estate investing, including to buy residential property. Avoid common mistakes made with Real Estate IRAs.
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January 4, 2023

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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Is Now the Time to Convert to a Roth IRA?

With the stock market down and current low tax rates, now may be the perfect opportunity to do a Roth Conversion as you can enjoy some tax savings. Discover the benefits of Madison Trust’s Self-Directed Roth IRA.
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National Retirement Security Month: How To Start Actively Preparing for Retirement

There’s no better way to spend National Retirement Security Month than by learning how to plan for retirement! Madison Trust’s Self-Directed IRA professionals can answer all your questions so you can achieve the retirement of your dreams.
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October 26, 2022
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