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Subject:  Re: What to do? Date:  2/2/2012  7:18 PM
Author:  JAFO31 Number:  70102 of 76079

ferjen: "Got it. Then, is there an advantage to funding a Traditional IRA vs. just using a cash brokerage account?"

Plus, no taxes on gains in the account until withdrawn.

Negative, ordinary income tax rate when withdrawn (at some futhre unknown date and rate), versus potential for LTCG rates in a non-IRA brokerage account.

Regards, JAFO
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