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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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Investing in Platinum with a Self-Directed Gold IRA 

You can invest in platinum with a Self-Directed Gold IRA. Learn more by reading our blog.
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Celebrating Small Business Month: Investing in a Small Business with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA)

Small Business Month is a good time to recognize the role small businesses play in our economy and the potential they hold for investors. Discover the benefits of investing in a private business with a Self-Directed IRA for both investors and small business owners.
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May 6, 2024

What is a Non-Recourse Loan? In this video, you will learn what a non-recourse loan is and how you can use one to help fund your Self-Directed IRA’s real estate investment.
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May 2, 2024

Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Pave Finance, an AI Based App

Imagine a knowledgeable investment advisor singlehandedly designing your portfolio. Their expertise could possibly render a customized selection of investments likely to exhibit consistent returns. What if artificial intelligence could replace an investment advisor? For this month’s Investment Sponsor Spotlight, technology innovator Pave Finance has entered the limelight to showcase what may soon stir the financial industry.
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Real Estate IRA Do's and Don'ts In this video, you'll learn about the do's and don'ts for a Real Estate IRA.
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April 29, 2024

Leveraging Communication Channels for Self-Directed IRA Investing

Discover how effective communication channels such as emails, webinars, and social media can be leveraged to keep up to date on Self-Directed IRA industry updates, IRS rules, trending alternative investments, and much more. Madison Trust utilizes these communication channels to help you uncover everything you need to know about Self-Directed IRAs.
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April Showers Bring SDIRA Flowers: Planting Seeds for Retirement

The season of spring basks us in feelings of renewal and rejuvenation. In the midst of morning dew, we may seek to begin orchestrating a clear-cut plan for a possibly prosperous future and retirement. A Self-Directed IRA may be the ideal hatch to guide us through this springtime’s ray of hope.
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April 22, 2024

How Do I Know If My IRA Is Self-Directed?

Have you opened a Self-Directed IRA? If not, then your current IRA is likely a standard IRA. Learn more about opening a Self-Directed IRA at Madison Trust.
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Plating Your Gold IRA: IRA Allowable Precious Metals

You don’t need a scale to weigh your options; we’ve done the labor for you. If tangible assets seem to be the only relief for your investment itch, investing in precious metals with a Self-Directed Gold IRA may be the remedy. Proving to be durable and highly sought, there are only a select IRA allowable precious metals. Read our blog to see if what you’re eyeing meets IRA conditions.
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April 15, 2024

5 Ways to Compare Trustworthy Investment Platforms for SDIRAs

There are certain factors you should consider as you compare trustworthy SDIRA platforms. Learn more by reading our blog.
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