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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!

Investing in a Hedge Fund with a Self-Directed IRA

Hedge funds generally have maintained a reputation for being obscure. Nevertheless, investing in a hedge fund with a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) is not only permissible but holds potential for high returns and can greatly expand your retirement portfolio. Get the ins and outs in our latest blog!
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Marinating That Retirement Savings Plan: SDIRAs and BBQs

Both lump charcoal and your retirement savings plan should last indefinitely. Self-Directed IRAs are investment mechanisms tailored for bettering your retirement years, whilst those coals impart a smoky flavor to last onto your favorite grilled items. Self-indulge by potentially prospering in retirement and satiating your hunger.
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July 3, 2024

9 Questions to Ask Before Opening a Self-Directed IRA

For prospective investors, opening a Self-Directed IRA can offer a myriad of benefits for your retirement. Congruent to any financial endeavor, beginning your journey by way of self-education is crucial. Jump in to see the answers to the most common questions about opening your SDIRA!
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Find Peach State Prosperity with a Self-Directed IRA in Georgia

Are you a Georgia resident who wants to invest your retirement funds into alternative assets? Let the Self-Directed IRA Specialists at Madison Trust explain the exciting opportunities that open up with a Self-Directed IRA in Georgia.
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Is Madison Trust an Approved Nonbank Custodian?

Banks and nonbank custodians alike can offer IRAs. Learn why Madison Trust is considered a bank by the IRS as opposed to a nonbank custodian, and how this designation relates to opening a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA).
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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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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

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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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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