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<<Should I Convert my regular IRA to a Roth IRA? >>

Probably not. Why pay taxes before you have to? Especially 20-30 years before you have to! You'll find some good info & thinking material at and

<<I will also start a Roth IRA this year as well..>>
Good. This is almost always the right think to do.

At every stage of your life, you are presented with options and alternatives. You should always pick the best of the alternatives that are available at the time. IMHO, the best alternative for converting to a Roth is: NOT. And the best alternative for new IRA contributions is: ROTH.

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