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woman wondering Can I Contribute to an IRA if I am Retired

Can I Contribute to an IRA if I am Retired?

The simple fact that you are retired doesn’t mean you can’t contribute to an IRA. You can still contribute to an IRA if you are retired, but you need to have earned income. This is the same condition you had to satisfy before you retired. Be careful though. Not all income is considered earned income …

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The Five Year Rules of Roth Distributions

Roth IRA’s are one of the most popular retirement accounts. Roth IRAs have many advantages over tax-deferred accounts, namely the ability to provide tax-free growth. The ability to provide tax-free growth is premised on making contributions with after-tax dollars. As I’m sure you are well aware, you must pay taxes on essentially each dollar you …

Roth IRA Contribution Limits

Roth IRA’s can be an excellent retirement saving vehicle. Roth IRAs allow you to save $6,00 per year towards retirement if you are under 50. People who are 50 or older can contribute a “catch-up” contribution of $1,000 each year for a total Roth IRA contribution limit of $7,00 per year. Unlike Traditional IRA’s and …