Watercooler: Is a Roth IRA right for you?

Published February 2, 2013 11:45 pm

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A Roth Individual Retirement Account, commonly called a Roth IRA, remains a good option for long-term retirement saving.

But is a Roth IRA right for you? Several websites feature a variety of information. Here are a few worth visiting:

Bankrate.com • Discusses the governing rules at http://bit.ly/38FNR6.

TIAA-CREF • Offers side-by-side comparison with traditional IRAs at http://bit.ly/10CY2mH.

Fairmark • Covers eligibility, distributions and pluses and minus, at http://bit.ly/9uHPf8.

Investopedia • Good primer on Roth IRA essentials, at http://bit.ly/2iRE91.

RothIRA.com • Spotlights IRA rules and basics, getting started and managing an account, at http://www.rothira.com.