What Is Roth IRA?

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Times have become more uncertain and the financial status of our economy is becoming more shaky forcing investors to look for alternative ways of securing their future. Most people have turned to investing in gold. Though the investment is tricky and risky, it offers better returns as compared to any other investment. In addition, by investing in gold, people are able to diversify their portfolio.

The Roth IRA is an individual retirement account that is tax-free. Once you invest in this type of account, you will not have to deduct contributions. Unlike a traditional IRA, a Roth IRA does not allow you to make withdrawals. Also, it allows you to continue making contributions even after you are 70 years of age. Funding is possible in different ways; it can be through contributions, transfers or even rollovers from existing Roth IRA’s. Just like any IRA rules, the precious metals that are stored in the Roth IRA remain in the custody of the IRA custodian.

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When compared to other retirement accounts, the Roth IRA has a clear advantage of offering low contribution limits. People who are under the age of 50 can contribute $5,500 annually, while those who are above 50...

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