Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

Retirees: ROTH IRA???

Communities > Forums > Retirees
bookmark
Forum: RetireesReplies: 18, Views: 220
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
haighr
Laurel, DE
(Zone 7a)

April 28, 2008
1:45 PM

Post #4876250

Can someone explain in simple terms what a Roth IRA is? Where do I get one? Are they different from the IRA I opened at my local bank?

I have a 401 through my employment which great because it lowers our taxable income. I read that a Roth IRA is better than a regular 401 plan? Why is that?

Can I roll my 401 into a Roth upon retirement? Why would I want to do that?

Thanks,
Candee

This thread has 18 replies. This forum is accessible only to subscribing members of Dave's Garden. There are many free features here, and about half of our forums are completely open to all members. Take a tour of our site and learn more about Dave's Garden, and explore the benefits of becoming a subscribing member.

Want to join? Register here. Already signed up? Click here to login!


Other Retirees Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Welcome to our newest forum! Terry 156 Feb 3, 2008 12:54 AM
Happy New Year; and newest forum celebration. Lily_love 21 Jan 11, 2008 4:46 PM
retired widow rutholive 26 Oct 20, 2009 2:16 PM
Adjusting to forced retirement cathy4 34 Mar 18, 2008 11:04 AM
Reverse Mortgages? haighr 41 Jun 1, 2008 2:29 AM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America