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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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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!

Our Story: How Madison Trust Came to Be Madison Trust Company is a full-service Self Directed IRA custodian offering account holders a way to invest in alternative assets beyond Wall Street such as real estate, private placements, promissory notes, precious metals, and more. As the highest-rated custodian in the industry, Madison Trust provides you with the investment tools to achieve a richer […]
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March 15, 2024

Take Flight with a Self-Directed IRA in North Carolina

Learn how to open a Self-Directed IRA in North Carolina with Madison Trust and discover the freedom of directing your own investments. Get started today.
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Common Missteps of Real Estate IRA Investing and How You Can Avoid Them

A Real Estate IRA extends plentiful, potential opportunities for increasing revenue and supplementing income for retirement. Nevertheless, IRAs run under the IRS, and account holders must comply with their regulations. To potentially prevent common real estate investing mistakes from occurring, read about guidelines you may not be privy to.
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March 11, 2024

Self-Directed IRA Myths Busted! In this video, you’ll learn about the common misconceptions people tend to have about Self-Directed IRAs. Myth: Self-Directed IRAs are illegal according to the IRS Truth: They’re legal! Self-Directed IRAs were established as part of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Self-Directed IRAs are regulated by both state and federal law, […]
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March 6, 2024

Navigating the SDIRA Regulatory Landscape

Investing with a Self-Directed IRA comes with rules and regulations that are important to understand. Learn more by reading our blog.
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7 Common Mistakes IRA LLC Holders Make and How to Avoid Them

Whether you are new to a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) or a seasoned investor, understanding the rules and regulations surrounding IRA LLCs is a major part of using your account correctly. Learn and avoid the common mistakes IRA LLC owners make.
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March 5, 2024

The ABCs of Self-Directed IRAs

A Self-Directed IRA is a powerful retirement investing vehicle you should consider. Learn more by reading our blog.
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Exploring the Limits: Can I Buy Stocks with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA)?

The short answer is not a simple yes or no. Madison Trust’s Specialists are here to debunk what you can and cannot invest in with a Self-Directed IRA, including if you can invest in stocks.
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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Eagle Point Capital

We’re highlighting Eagle Point Capital, a Registered Investment Advisor, and their sister company Eagle Point Capital Funds, who has expanded into private placement offerings through their newly created fund. Together their ambition is to invest in public and private companies parallel to their clients. Steered by a deeply rooted passion towards investing, this LLC is powered by a fervent team of Principals with a proficiency in investment observation.
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February 20, 2024

Random Acts of Kindness Day: Engaging Your SDIRA with Graciousness

At Madison Trust, we strive to be deliberate with our actions and aim to foster a better future for our communities. For this month’s Random Acts of Kindness Day, we hope to inspire you to position humanitarianism into your daily life. Learn how you can administer your Self-Directed IRA to perform goodwill.
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February 16, 2024

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