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Subject:  What else is new...IRA vs Roth Date:  12/7/1999  12:51 AM
Author:  AJKaplan Number:  15919 of 78166

Dear Fools,

I will be opening an IRA for the first time. My gross, non-adjusted income this past year was $70,000. I know I'm elegible to open a Roth, but next year, my gross non-adjusted income jumps to $110,000, which makes me eligible to contribute to a Roth only partially. The $110,000 salary will continue for 2 years and then take a dip to about $80,000.

Since a