What Is a Roth IRA?

The Roth IRA is the golden child of the retirement planning world. Investors, financial advisors and online brokers have been singing the praises of this individual retirement account since it was…

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How to Invest Your IRA

One of the best things about an IRA — as compared with, say, an employer-sponsored retirement plan like a 401(k) — is the vastly larger selection of investment options available…

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How and Where to Open an IRA

IRAs are important tools for saving for retirement, but many people mistakenly think an IRA is an investment itself. Instead, it’s an account that holds your investments. Here we’ll walk you through the…

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What Is a Traditional IRA?

A traditional IRA is an individual retirement account that offers tax advantages to savers. (It’s called a “traditional” IRA to distinguish it from a Roth IRA — more on those…

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IRA Contribution Limits 2018

Saving too much for retirement is an unlikely problem — unless you run afoul of contribution limits for individual retirement accounts. IRA contribution limit for 2018 The limits for Roth IRA…

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