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Who is 'Roth' anyway? Legacy of the Roth IRA Originator

NerdWallet | Posted 12.24.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Kevin Voigt Former U.S. Sen. William Roth was a champion of Reagan-era tax cuts, known for his investigations into $640 Pentagon toilet seats and ...

Make Too Much for A Roth IRA? Here's a Way Around That

NerdWallet | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

In recent years, there's been an explosion of interest in converting individual retirement accounts into Roth IRAs. The reason: a provision that unloc...

When to Move Retirement Savings Into a Roth IRA

NerdWallet | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

The end of the year is a common time for people to look into rolling over an existing individual retirement account or a 401(k) from a previous employ...

Why Roth IRAs Can Be Ideal For Millennials

NerdWallet | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

When you're young, starting an individual retirement account may be the furthest thing from your mind. But for millennials, those born from roughly th...

How to Invest Your Tax Refund So It Feels Like Splurging

NerdWallet | Posted 03.26.2017 | Business
NerdWallet

By Dayana Yochim The easiest money to fritter away is the "expected windfall," otherwise known during this time of year as "the tax refund." Who ca...

Starting Roth IRAs for Your Grandkids

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Though retirement accounts are best used as retirement vehicles only, the tax-free withdrawal advantage of a Roth IRA makes it a useful savings tool for other needs young adults have, such as additional education expenses not covered by savings or a down payment on a first home.

How to Save for Retirement: 5 Essential Savings Accounts to Consider

Betterment.com | Posted 01.10.2015 | Money
Betterment.com

With the decline of defined benefit plans (e.g., pensions), saving for retirement is something most Americans are left to figure out on their own.

Money Tips for New College Grads

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Neale Godfrey

Welcome to the real world, class of 2014. You're probably swamped with student loan debt, and just entering your chosen career field -- if you're lucky. But, now is the time to secure your financial future by taking charge today.

Picking the Right IRA Could Save You $1,000

Manilla.com | Posted 06.01.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

Anyone who wants to cover the cost of living during her golden years should be thinking about IRAs, or individual retirement accounts, just as much as she's nursing her employer-sponsored 401(k)s.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Taking To Twitter To Make Retirement Savings Trendy

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.02.2012 | Money

Can Twitter make saving for retirement cool? On Friday, a day when some of the hashtags trending on the social networking site Twitter included #If...

Your New Best Friend: A Roth IRA

Alexa von Tobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alexa von Tobel

If you get in the habit of putting just $50 per month into a Roth IRA for the next 40+ years, you could retire as a millionaire (thanks to the amazing effects of compounding interest)!

Why Don't Women Talk About Their Personal Finances?

Alexa von Tobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alexa von Tobel

It's time for women to feel confident about their personal finance needs, goals, and plans--it's time to get fit and start talking.

Americans' Retirement Savings: 43% Of Americans Have Less Than $10K For Retirement

CNN Money | Chavon Sutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The percentage of workers who said they have less than $10,000 in savings grew to 43% in 2010, from 39% in 2009, according to the Employee Benefit Res...

Sorting Through the Hype on Roth IRA Conversions

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Miller

2010 is the year of the Roth IRA conversion. But is a Roth right for you? A change in federal law has eliminated income limits for eligibility to con...

Depressed Market is an Ideal Time for Roth IRA Conversions

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Miller

If you've been thinking of converting some or all of your IRA assets to a Roth, this is a great time to make your move.

Wealthy Client Avoids Paying $20 Million In Taxes

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The debate over taxing the rich tends to focus too much on changing the official tax rates. The real issue is getting the wealthy to pay their officia...