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Subject:  Re: Roth 401k vs. Traditional 401k Date:  9/28/2012  1:53 PM
Author:  StockGoddess Number:  70988 of 75606


2gifts is not eligible for a Roth IRA. That fact is a good indication of what tax bracket she is in


I am probably in that same "tax bracket" but there's a way around that. You put it into a standard IRA, then roll it into the ROTH. My Edward Jones person does it for me every year. I get no tax break for the standard IRA doing this, but I do get to ROTH invest. Here's a news article about it.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870399490457564...

Also, if we were to have an awful stock year again and prices went way down, you could use that as an opportunity to move regular IRA into Roth IRA, pay taxes, and ride everything back up.

Ideas...

SG
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