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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!

The Secret to a Delicious Apple Pie and a Well-Diversified Retirement Portfolio

The best apple pie recipe includes a variety of apples, just as a retirement portfolio should include investments in diverse asset classes. The account needed to achieve a well-diversified portfolio is a Self-Directed IRA.
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October 18, 2022

October 2022 Tax Deadlines & How To Correct Excess Self-Directed IRA Contributions

The deadline to correct excess Self-Directed IRA contributions or change the tax treatment of your contributions is swiftly approaching! Learn how to correct excess Self-Directed IRA contributions and get back on track for retirement.
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October 12, 2022

How Inflation Affects Your Retirement Account

Rising inflation has caused concern about its impact on retirement savings. Here are some tips to protect your retirement portfolio during economic uncertainty.
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September 15, 2022

4 Exciting Investment Opportunities for a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA

Invest in raw land, commercial property, residential property, real estate crowdfunding opportunities, and more with a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA. Receive a more reliable source of investment income and have more flexibility in asset choice.
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September 12, 2022

Gain Control of Your Retirement Savings with an IRA LLC

Are you looking for greater investment freedom and asset protection? An IRA LLC provides accountholders the ability to invest in almost any asset in real-time, without paperwork and transaction fees.
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August 9, 2022

How To Complete a Transfer Authorization Form

To transfer IRA funds to your Madison Trust Self Directed IRA, complete a Transfer Authorization Form. View our detailed step-by-step guide so you can start investing quicker and achieve your retirement goals.
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How To Transfer Funds to a Self Directed IRA: Step-by-Step Guide

Transferring to a Self Directed IRA is simple. Explore the difference between an IRA transfer and rollover, if a Medallion Signature Guarantee is needed, and tips for a smooth transfer.
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6 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Precious Metals with a Gold IRA  

A Gold IRA (also known as a Precious Metals IRA) is a great way to diversify your portfolio with a tangible asset that can provide security and hedge against the volatile stock market. Consider these six things before investing in precious metals in a Gold IRA.
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Employee Spotlight: Nicole Capurso, Investor Relations Specialist

Meet Nicole Capurso, Madison Trust’s Investor Relations Specialist! Nicole joined Madison Trust in 2020 and has many admirable qualities that help her succeed in her role. With her attention to detail, strong drive to achieve collective goals, and flawless communication skills, Nicole is able to form positive connections and execute seamless transactions for many Investment […]
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11 FAQs about Self Directed IRA Custodians

When it comes to planning for your retirement, you want to get it right. That starts with making sure you choose the right account type to invest in and the right company to hold your assets. This can be done through research and by asking the right questions. If you're looking to diversify your retirement […]
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