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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!

Six Types of Self-Directed IRA Distributions

Read about the six types of Self-Directed IRA distributions on Madison Trust's Distribution Request form.
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Employee Spotlight: Dana Udumulla, Investments Manager 

This employee spotlight features Dana Udumulla, Madison Trust’s Investments Manager. She works to provide investment sponsors and clients with a seamless alternative investing experience.
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Investment Sponsor Spotlight: Provision Capital 

Provision Capital is a socially responsible, full-service investment fund based in Dallas, Texas. Learn more about investing in alternative assets with a Self-Directed IRA.
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The Quick Guide to Funding a Self-Directed IRA with Your 401(k)

Learn how to fund a Self-Directed IRA from an existing 401(k). Want even more information? Download Madison Trust’s complete Self-Directed IRA rollover guide.
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How To Convert a Traditional IRA to a Self-Directed IRA

If you already have a Traditional IRA set up, it is possible to switch to a Self-Directed IRA and gain control of your retirement investments. Learn more from the Self-Directed IRA Specialists at Madison Trust!
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A Blog of Brilliance: Diamond Standard  

Madison Trust interviewed Cormac Kinney, Founder & CEO of Diamond Standard Inc. Learn more about investing in this alternative asset with your Self-Directed IRA.
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April 28, 2023

How Does a Self-Directed IRA Land Purchase Work?

Learn about the basics of completing a Self-Directed IRA land purchase and managing any related real estate expenses for your land.
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April 17, 2023

Insight into Investables 

We sat down with Dmytro Lokshyn, Co-founder and CEO of Investables for our Investment Sponsor Interview Series! This content is for educational purposes only and is not an endorsement.
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April 10, 2023

Can Anyone Open a Self-Directed IRA?

Get the answers to frequently asked Self-Directed IRA questions, starting with, “Can anyone open a Self-Directed IRA?”
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With Great Risk, Comes Great Reward: Self-Directed IRA Investor Alert Response

The SEC, NASAA, and FINRA recently issued an alert to warn investors of the potential risks of Self-Directed IRAs. However, savvy investors know that with greater risk, comes greater reward.
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March 21, 2023
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