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How to Use a Roth IRA to Purchase Your First House

  It can be difficult for younger people to save up to purchase their first house.  Paying rent, making a car payment and perhaps paying off a student loan can drain your cash flow. While a Roth IRA is designed


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3 Reasons I Encouraged My Son to Open a Roth IRA

I recently suggested to my son that he open a Roth IRA.  Here are the 3 reasons why.    1) He’s Young The Roth IRA offers a huge advantage over a regular IRA. This is particularly so for younger people. 


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How to Explain a Roth IRA to Your 25 Year Old

  Roth IRA Eligibility To be eligible for a Roth IRA you need to have earned income.  This is typically from wages earned as an employee.  Earnings from self-employment also qualify. The annual contribution is the lesser of your earned


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4 Reasons All Employers Should Offer a Roth 401(k) Plan

  1) The Roth 401(k) Plan Has a Higher Contribution Limit that a Roth IRA Taxpayers can contribute up to $5,000 per year into a Roth IRA. Taxpayers over age 50 can contribute an additional ‘catch-up’ contribution of $1,000 for


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4 Reasons to do a Roth Conversion

  A Roth Conversion is when funds are taken out of an IRA and converted into a Roth IRA. This conversion results in taxable income. Here are 4 Reasons to do a Roth Conversion:


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