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Subject:  Roth IRA for house Date:  2/2/1998  1:44 PM
Author:  JDWebster Number:  1575 of 107775

Has anybody any thoughts on using a Roth IRA just to save for a first house? Also what qualifies as a first house? I just got married, my wife already owns a house, if we sell it and I buy a house does that qualify? I'm thinking of putting the max ($2000?) a year in a Roth IRA and then taking it our in five years for a downpayment on a house. Or should I just invest my money in another fashion, UV4 for instance?

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