Can a roth ira be used as collateral?

Answer You cannot use a Roth IRA---or any IRA---as collateral. It is a prohibited transaction, and the IRS views it as an early withdrawal: "If the owner of an IRA pledges part of the IRA as collateral, t... Read More »

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How Can an Annuity Be Used to Fund a Roth IRA?

Annuities are insurance products that guarantee you an income. Insurance companies invest your money in their general account portfolio or in mutual funds. Then they pay you an income based on the ... Read More »

Does a roth 401k count as a holding period for a roth ira?

When you rollover money from a Roth 401k plan to a Roth IRA, the time in the Roth 401k does not count towards the five year requirement that must be satisfied before qualified distributions can be ... Read More »

What does Roth stand for in Roth IRA?

A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account that was created through the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. It is named for its chief legislative sponsor, the late U.S. Senator William Roth of Delawar... Read More »

Does the Roth phase-out affect the Roth?

The Roth Phase-Out affects your ability to continue contributing to a Roth IRA if your income is above a certain threshold. This phase-out only affects new contributions and does not affect Roth IR... Read More »