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wbranson said:
Does anyone know if a Roth IRA account can be given as a gift? If so, can it be given to someone with no income, such as a young child?

TheBadger and NYMOM are correct on the Roth IRA.

Are you thinking of making this gift to a young child who would use the funds for college? If so, an alternative vehicle for your gift would be an Education IRA. An Education IRA does not require the child to have any earned income. However, contributions are limited to $500 per year and are limited to use for college expenses.

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