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When is a Roth IRA Taxed?

When is a Roth IRA Taxed? You might have heard of Roth IRA distributions as being “tax-free income” upon retirement.  And technically that’s true.  Once you reach the age of 59 ½ you can start withdrawing your contributions and the money those contributions have earned, without paying a penalty or income tax on the money...

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IRA Rollover to 401(k)

In fact, the administrative fees for a 401k could actually be cheaper than a traditional IRA and if you plan to work well into your 70’s, keeping your money in a 401k will allow you to delay the required minimum distributions until you retire. Why to Do It Rolling retirement savings from a traditional IRA...

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The Top Four Benefits of a Roth IRA

Roth IRAs are retirement accounts to which you can contribute after-tax income as long as you make under a certain amount per year.  Since your contributions to Roth IRAs are after-tax, they’re treated differently than contributions made to other types of retirement accounts and come with all kinds of benefits. Benefit #1: Tax-free Income With...

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How Does a Roth IRA Work?

There are a lot of investment vehicles out there and the sheer number of acronyms can leave you feeling lost in an alphabet soup.  In this post, we’re going to break down the Roth IRA—what it is, how it works and who it’s good for. What is a Roth IRA? A Roth IRA is a...

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Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of your 401(k)

A 401(k) can be the most powerful way to save for retirement. Employers that offer a 401(k) offer lots of automated features that can make it easy to get going, but there are key steps you can take that will wring the most value out of a 401(k). A 401(k) is the tax-advantaged account where...

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How to Max Out Your IRA

Everyone with earned income can contribute to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA.) Even if you have a retirement plan through work, such as 401(k) or 403(b) you are allowed to also have an IRA. Maxing out your IRA can be a great way to save for retirement, or to add to your workplace retirement savings....