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Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA

Literally no one has ever asked me what the difference is between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA.  I’m not great at the economics of supply and demand so I’m going to write an article about it.   1,069 more words

Financial Independence

How to Open an IRA

Opening an investment or retirement account can be quite simple, quick, and easy.  Here are a few steps for opening your IRA. 1,243 more words

Traditional IRAs vs. Roth IRAs

Two types of IRAs are available to fund your retirement: Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs. While both are subject to many of the same rules there are several important differences. 768 more words

Tax Planning

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA

The type of individual retirement plan you choose today can have a major impact on your future savings and future tax liability. Deciding between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA is not as simple as flipping a coin; choosing between one of the two will mean either paying tax today or paying tax down the road. 677 more words

ROTH or Traditional IRA: Which Is Best?

What makes the most sense for you, staying with a regular individual retirement account or converting to a Roth IRA? This is not a simple question so there is no simple answer. 526 more words

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Making Sense of Roth IRA Conversions

The Roth IRA has become a popular planning tool since it was established by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Originally envisioned as a way for Americans of more modest means to efficiently transfer wealth to the next generation, the Roth IRA offers a number of potential advantages over a Traditional IRA that are particularly attractive to those that are more affluent. 944 more words


December 21, 2016


The Roth IRA offers a huge tax break to retirement savers. Even though many people prefer the tax deductions that only traditional IRAs offer, Roth IRAs have the trade-off benefit of letting you take tax-free withdrawals once you retire. 751 more words