If you've ever filled out a job application or applied for a credit card, you have what it takes to open a Roth IRA account. It's easy.
A new report says more than $4 billion in retirement income is not reported. But a confusing system may be more to blame than tax evasion.
Those who earn too much to contribute to a Roth IRA can get the same benefits by opening a traditional IRA and converting it. Should you?
The rich use a variety of strategies, all perfectly legal and available to everyone, to reduce the size of their income tax bills.
More members of Generation Y are taking advantage of both IRAs and 401k's to sock away money for retirement.
Conventional advice to drain taxable accounts first isn't always best. Consider delaying Social Security and tapping taxable and tax-deferred accounts simultaneously to minimize tax bite.
New IRS inflation-adjusted figures increase the maximum individual 401k retirement plan contribution to $17,000 for 2012. Should you take advantage of it?
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