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Subject:  Re: Roth IRA $5000 distribution Date:  6/30/2011  1:28 AM
Author:  gdett2 Number:  268 of 294

Jerome,

I have additional money that I could invest, but thought it might be best to do it within my Roth IRA. Perhaps a taxable brokerage account should be my goal.

Tax-deferred accounts are almost always(there are exceptions) the best place to put money into for retirement investing. The growth, tax-free, over the years can make a big difference.

If you have maxed out all the legal contibutions to tax-free accounts, by all means, in