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We are planning to buy our first house in about 2 years when our contract here is up. We have some money saved, but it isn't clear to me if there would be any advantage to putting it into a Roth IRA. Would any kind of IRA give us a tax advantage for a home purchase in such a short period of time?

Or would a simple combination of investments make more sense for this time period?

We can afford the risk of investing this money, but I'm not sure what the best move is financially.

Thanks for any suggestions,
L. Allender
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