Administrative note: This article assumes that you’re familiar with the basic differences between a traditional IRA, a Roth IRA, and a 401(k). If you’re not, I’d recommend IRS Publication 590–it’s free, it’s written in plain-English, and it’s quite thorough. The only drawback is that it doesn’t provide any guidance for choosing between accounts. IRA vs. […]
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