There are several types of money market funds: government (including US Treasury), prime, and municipal.
By Todd I. Youngdahl, CFP®
Roth IRAs are great savings vehicles for many reasons. They can be a tax-free income source in retirement. They don’t have required minimum distributions when you reach age 70½ as with most other tax-advantaged retirement plans. And, they have flexible inheritance rules that will benefit your children and grandchildren.
By Maura C. Schauss, CFP® and Jane Huang, MBA, CFP®
By Todd Youngdahl, CFP®
Retirement planning is far from simple. While that may seem like a blatant understatement, it’s especially true when you start looking at all your options and try to determine what is right for you. Each of your many options has pros and cons, unique opportunities, and various fees. While you know you need to invest, it can be challenging to decide what the best choice is for you and your unique situation.
Today, we’re focusing on the Roth and the opportunities it can provide to investors.