If you're an investor looking to either add positions to your Individual Retirement Account (IRA), or perhaps make some adjustments to it based on risk tolerance, timing, or other considerations, here a few stocks that spring to my mind -- …
If you're young, in good health, and have plenty of years to ride out the inevitable recession, then an IRA that includes stocks, stock ETFs, and stock mutual funds can make sense. Usually, buying and holding stocks and ETFs for long …
Nearly two out of three IRA owners have extreme stock and bond allocations, a new study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) found. In 2010 and 2012, 33% of IRA savers had no money in stocks, while 23% were 100% …
Roth IRAs are among the greatest investment tools available to build and secure your retirement nest egg, simply because you don't have to pay Uncle Sam any taxes on your withdrawals. For example, if you add some stocks to your Roth …
[See: 10 Tips to Boost Your IRA Balance.] "It's a home run or a strikeout in investing," Unschuld says. "The main advantage is if you hit the home run, all of those gains are much bigger than what you would get in the stock market …
Instead of paying taxes on these dividends every year, dividend payments are left in the Roth IRA. They can (and should be) reinvested either into the stock that payed them (called DRIPing) or into other high quality dividend growth stocks. …
"As a result, if the assets are sold soon after death, there usually will be no gain on the sale and therefore, no income tax consequences in selling the assets," she said. "Therefore, it generally is preferable to inherit stocks or cash from a non …
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Q: With the stock market so low, wouldn't it be a good time to move money from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA to avoid high taxes on the transaction? A: If there's one bright side to a nasty bear market, like the one we're in, it's that people …
Congress has done plenty of dumb things through the years. And that's true regardless of which party was in control. But one of the smartest things passed by legislators was the Individual Retirement Account (IRA). These accounts allow …