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A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account that investors fund with contributions from income that has already been taxed. Contributions therefore are not eligible for a tax deduction, but as long as the account owne... More »

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The distribution rules for a Roth IRA vary depending on the age of the policy holder and the age of the account itself, according to the Internal Revenue Service. As a general rule, distributions made before the holder r... More »

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A Roth IRA's main benefit is that it allows money to be taxed before it is invested, negating the need to pay tax on the money as it is withdrawn. In addition, the money invested into a Roth IRA can be withdrawn at any t... More »

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There are three ways to convert a 401(k) to a Roth individual retirement account (IRA) and these are same trustee transfer, trustee-to-trustee transfer and 60-day rollover, notes the Internal Revenue Service website. Rot... More »

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Roth IRA account holders of any age can withdraw contributions at any time without taxes or penalties, reports About.com. However, earnings on contributions to Roth accounts are subject to early withdrawal penalties unle... More »

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In many respects, the Roth and traditional 401(k) individual retirement accounts (IRA) are very similar, and the main difference between the two has to do with taxes; with a Roth 401(k), the account holder pays contribut... More »

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A Roth IRA is a type of investment savings account that lets an investor invest money for retirement without paying taxes on the money after funding the account, notes CNN Money. Investors fund their Roth IRAs with after... More »

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