Asked by victor piediscalzo
Answered by Tracy Scott Burke
CFP®, ChFC® in Harrisburg, PA
Victor, Thanks for your question. Some type of a tax-deferred retirement account would likely be best in your situation in lieu of bank savings. If you have acces...
Asked by Kathleen
Answered by Kim Miller PRO+
CFP® in Redmond, WA
The simple answer is yes, you do. You need to take maximum advantage of all of your retirement savings opportunities: 401(k) (pre- and post-tax) and IRAs (preferably ...


Asked by Katie
Answered by Michael Hoffman PRO+
RFC, CLU, ChFC in Grass Valley, CA
Katie, Conversion from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA is beneficial when the amount you are converting allows you to stay in the same tax bracket and you have time...
Asked by Kathleen
Answered by Dan Crimmins
Financial Adviser in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Kathleen - It is great that you are saving for your retirement. The difference between a Roth IRA and a traditional IRA is when the tax is due. When you contributed...
Asked by John
Answered by Winnie Sun PRO+
Financial Adviser in Irvine, CA
I like rolling old 401(k)'s into one IRA, because it's easier to manage and keep track of. There are other reasons you may, may not want to do this, and it's best to b...
Asked by Michael
Answered by Linda A. Stortz
CPA, EA in Largo, FL
You must be asking if you can "make" an IRA contribution, rather than "take" an IRA contribution. No, either one of you must have earned compensation from wages, salar...
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