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If you feel comfortable choosing your own investments, then another good place (IMHO) is online brokers (like SURETRADE and E*Trade).

I opened up a Roth IRA for myself and one for my wife, using an online broker, and it has been great. Contributing is as simple as writing a check with our Roth account number and the tax year on it - and mailing it to the online broker. Then when the check makes it to our account, we can "choose our weapon" (choose an investment - we prefer stocks).

Good luck,
the hendrys
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