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Hi Dave

I've been reading your excellent guide to IRAs at the
Fool.com, but I have a somewhat unusual situation I
wondered if you could help me with.

I worked for a UK firm for 13 years and contributed to
a pension scheme during that time.
I left the firm in 1994 and the pension is kind of
'frozen' but it's alive and well.
Here in the US, I contribute to a 401k plan as
sponsored by my new firm.

I wrote to the UK Pension Fund manager trying to get
the UK pension transferred over to my 401k, but they
tell me that since it's a 'qualified' plan they cannot
transfer.
I tried asking for a Cash Distribution (and suffer the
penalties) but they say UK law forbids a cash
distribution.
So now I am trying to set up an IRA that is
UNqualified, right?

Can you tell me what that means? And how do I shop for
an 'unqualified' IRA - and a Roth one at that - that
allows for the transfer of the UK pension?

Thanks in advance for your help

Mattyboy15
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