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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!

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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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Bluestone Commercial Capital

Bluestone Commercial Capital has been serving the Northeast Corridor and South Florida by granting capital to small businesses who are looking to grow their business. As avid advocators for building yield in diversified portfolios, this real estate bridge lender’s approach emphasizes creative problem-solving while offering unparalleled opportunities for prospective investors.
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April 8, 2024

Craft Your Future with a Self-Directed IRA in South Carolina

By opening a Self-Directed IRA in South Carolina, you can gain the flexibility and control to invest in alternative assets with tax advantages. Simplify the process of opening a Self-Directed IRA by choosing Madison Trust.
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Becoming a Fix and Flip Connoisseur with a Real Estate IRA

Fix and flips are generally famously celebrated real estate investments due to their typically generous returns. Whether you’re hoping to invest in a single property or multiple properties, the Real Estate IRA may be your oath to possible prosperous retirement savings.
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April 1, 2024

Empowering Future Generations: Connecting Global Money Week with Self-Directed IRAs

Global Money Week is an annual global campaign that aims to educate young people on financial literacy to improve their financial well-being and resilience. Investing with a Self-Directed IRA at Madison Trust can help strengthen your financial expertise and help you prepare for your retirement.
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March 20, 2024

Nothing but Net: Sidestepping Prohibited Transactions

Self-Directed IRAs and basketball games encompass similar patterns. To ensure your retirement savings remain above board, and that your movements in the court don’t negatively impact your team, you must follow administrative rules. Master the flow of bounce passing into your future!
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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

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