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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!

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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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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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

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

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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