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Why More Americans are Putting their Eggs in Roth Baskets

Estate Planning

(Reuters) – Affluent Americans are showing a growing preference for paying taxes on their retirement savings sooner rather than later. Data released earlier this month by the Internal Revenue Service shows that conversions from tax-deferred individual retirement accounts to Roth IRAs increased ninefold in 2010, to $64.8 billion. That was the first year when a […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 12, 2010

Personal Finance

It’s been a great week!  My first post as a writer went up on Christian PF (see link below).  I’m excited about the opportunity to write for a great site like that. The markets have been a little crazy this week and there still a lot of talk about our national debt.  The best thing […]