Roth Accounts: TSP versus IRA, or Both?

June 6, 2016

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This week on For Your Benefit,  Bob Leins welcomes Dave Redden, Federal Benefits Specialist to the studio.  Bob and Dave will discuss the basic difference between a Roth and a traditional TSP and or IRA. They use this basic understanding to help describe the advantages and caution points of each.

Monday’s discussion will be help you understand:

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
  • How timing will impact your participation in the Roth TSP and why?
  • How a Roth IRA contribution can currently be made even if your income is too high (commonly referred to as a “Back Door Roth”).
  • How and why would a Roth IRA be beneficial after retirement?
  • Are there any possible rule changes that could affect your Roth accounts and future opportunities?

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