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Subject:  Re: Traditional -->Roth Conversion Date:  12/18/2005  8:28 PM
Author:  bighairymike Number:  82057 of 132099

If you're already retired, what's the advantage of converting to a Roth? Whether you take distributions or put them into a Roth, you have to pay taxes on them, right?

Andy


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True, but if you don't need the money to live on, then putting in the Roth sets you up for tax free earnings on the amount converted.


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