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The Ultimate Self-Directed IRA Guide

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  • What is a Self-Directed IRA?
  • How does a Self-Directed IRA work?
  • Self-Directed IRA Benefits
  • Self-Directed IRA Plans
  • Popular Investments
  • How to Set Up a Self-Directed IRA
  • Case Study: Investing in Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA
  • Frequently Asked Questions
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Self-Directed IRA vs. Self-Directed SEP IRA

Self-Directed IRAs and Self-Directed SEP IRAs are two types of retirement accounts that allow you to invest in alternative assets. Learn more by reading our blog.
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The Fine Print: Can You Lend Money to Yourself from Your Self-Directed IRA?

Self-Directed IRAs (SDIRAs) are constructed to weave a potentially financially secure retirement; not to be a source of present-day cash flow. When hard-pressed, can your retirement savings lend money and conduct itself as a helping hand? Learn more in our latest blog.

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.


Account Navigation: Empowering Your Journey Beyond SDIRA Setup

Join Emily Rhinesmith, Madison Trust's Lead Account Navigator, as she guides you through how our Navigation Department assists clients in taking the next steps after account set up. Embarking on your self-directed investing path can be an exciting step, and our goal is to provide you with this resource to support you on this journey.

Investment Sponsor Highlight: How Multi-family Investing Can Help Hedge Against Inflation

Madison Trust was joined by Chris Collins, Amity Cash Flow’s Founder and Managing Partner to explore how multifamily investing can potentially offset inflation. Discover the benefits of investing in a multifamily property and possible opportunities for involvement (including through a Self-Directed IRA). Don't miss this focused session, where you can gather valuable insights in just 45 minutes.

Investing in Innovation: Navigating Startups & Crowdfunding with a Self-Directed IRA

Dive into the realm of investing in startups and crowdfunding opportunities with a Self-Directed IRA in our enlightening webinar. Join Ian Robertson, Senior Account Executive, and Will Osborne, Account Executive at Madison Trust, for a focused session, where you can gain valuable insights in just 45 minutes.

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