Madison Trust Company | Self Directed IRA Set-Up Process

The Self Directed IRA Comparison Calculator

As you research different Self Directed IRA providers, it can be hard to keep track of their respective fee schedules. At Madison Trust, we believe that educated clients make better decisions. Use the calculator below to determine what your account will be charged at each of the different companies.*

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Annual Fees

Trust Company
Annual Fee*
Overall Rating**
best valueMadison Trust
4.8 Stars stars
4.9506 reviews
4.9112 reviews
4.575 reviews
4.318 reviews
3.8 Stars stars
4.749 reviews
2.88 reviews
2.4 Stars stars
2.217 reviews
2.728 reviews
2.225 reviews
2.6 Stars stars
3.0469 reviews
1.368 reviews
2.0230 reviews
2.7 Stars stars
2.546 reviews
1.04 reviews
2.026 reviews
5.021 reviews
Forge Trust
2.7 Stars stars
2.737 reviews
1.720 reviews
3.052 reviews
3.89 reviews
Pacific Premier
2.5 Stars stars
4.088 reviews
1.48 reviews
1.776 reviews
3.3 Stars stars
4.1407 reviews
4.274 reviews
1.5143 reviews
Goldstar Trust
2.3 Stars stars
2.028 reviews
1.04 reviews
2.015 reviews
4.514 reviews

*The fees listed are annual custodial fees. Some investors may be charged additional transaction fees dependent on their usage. As companies often change their fees, it is important to check in with the specific provider for the latest schedule.

**This is the average of each Trust Company’s Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Better Business Bureau reviews – as of 7/08/2021. Trustpilot, Sitejabber, and Shopper Approved are not included as they are gated review sites.

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