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Subject:  Re: Backdoor Roth IRA - Anything need to know? Date:  2/1/2013  1:53 PM
Author:  PSUEngineer Number:  71325 of 88052

There is nothing magical about anything with "retirement" in the name. If you are considering this, open a regular taxable brokerage account instead. There are tax benefits and more flexibility.

Agree with one exception. In some states, IRAs are protected against creditors. One should check their state laws.
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