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I'm very confused. It's my understanding that I can contribute up to $2,000 to a Roth & regular IRA combined. Does that mean that if I contribute $1,000 to a regular IRA, I can only contribute $1,000 to a Roth. OR if I contribute over $2,000/year to a regular IRA, I can't put anything in a Roth? HELP!

Relax. You're not confused at all. All your statements are correct.

Sorry, I missed the over part. You can't contribute "over" $2,000 per year to either a Traditional or a Roth IRA.
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