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Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are a popular way for people to save money for retirement. Two types of IRAs are Traditional and Roth, each of which have their own specific benefits if properly used within your financial plan. We can help you understand how each type of IRA helps you achieve your financial goals.

There are many reasons to start an IRA. Here's some examples of what that may look like for you:

  • You want to save extra money outside of your company retirement plan
  • Experienced a job change and you want to rollover your 401(k) or other employer sponsored plan
  • You want to take advantage of available tax deductions 

If you want to know how to start a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA, this is the best place to begin. We can setup an IRA, and help guide you to which type of IRA is best suited for your needs. Here's a list of other common questions related to IRA accounts:

  • What's the difference between a Traditional and Roth IRA?
  • What are the tax benefits to each type of IRA?
  • Can I rollover my 401(k) into an IRA?
  • Can I rollover my 401(k) to a Roth IRA?
  • What is an RMD?
  • Do Roth IRA's have RMD's?
  • Can I convert my IRA to a Roth IRA?
  • Can I start a Traditional AND Roth IRA?
  • Am I allowed to fund an IRA or Roth IRA while adding to my 401(k)?

We would be glad to answer all of these questions and any others you may have. If you want to see how an IRA can benefit you, give us a call or schedule a meeting today!

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Traditional IRA

You may receive tax breaks now, depending on your situation. Contributions will grow tax-deferred but will be taxed when you take money out in retirement. Traditional IRAs can be a smart solution to increase your tax-deferred savings, and save on your current income tax bill.

Roth IRA

While you generally won't receive immediate tax breaks, your money will still grow tax deferred, and your qualified withdrawals are tax-free. Roth IRAs can be a smart solution if you expect to be taxed at a higher rate when you begin making withdrawals.



Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
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