Three years of $1,000 contributions could grow to $89,000 or more by retirement. Plus, starting an IRA will teach your child valuable lessons.
Waiting to take your required minimum distribution may come at a hefty price.
The rules governing inherited IRAs are likely more complicated than you thought.
Making modest contributions during a child's teenage years can add up to a good amount by retirement. It's also tax-smart.
Retirement plans like IRAs and 401k's make it easy to save, but you do have to take some steps to get the full benefits.
With so many options available, what's the best way to set aside money for retirement? Here's a suggestion.
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