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DWC in Kiplinger: Leveraging a Backdoor Roth IRA

DWC 12/28/17

If Roth IRAs offer a legitimate long-term savings strategy by allowing people to generate tax-free income, why do less than a third of IRA investors have such an account? The short answer is income limits; taxpayers above certain levels can't invest directly into a Roth IRA.

But, as Keith Clark writes in Kiplinger, they can contribute in a different way.

It's called a "backdoor" Roth IRA and is absolutely worth learning about for those who don't have traditional IRA assets and want to leverage tax-free income during retirement.

Clark describes what a backdoor Roth IRA is, how it works, and some important rules and tax considerations in the full Kiplinger article. 

Find it here!

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