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I do not contribute to a 401k or other company plan. I make about 30k and plan to contribute 2k to a deductible IRA. Can I also contribute to a Roth?

No, you can contribute to a regular IRA or a Roth IRA, or some to each but only if the total doesn't exceed $2,000.

And since you didn't ask for my recommendation, I won't mention that I would recommend the Roth IRA over the regular IRA in your situation, or that you can learn all about the Roth IRA including the reasons it's the better choice for you at the web site mentioned below.

Kaye Thomas, author
Fairmark Press Tax Guide for Investors
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