Overview

In this course you’ll learn about Individual Retirement Accounts, commonly referred to as IRAs. To help you learn whether an IRA may be a good fit for your retirement savings or not you will learn how to get started with IRAs, about IRA ownership, and some tips to maximize your savings.

Objectives

When you complete this course, you will :

  • Be familiar with the key terms and concepts associated with Individual Retirement Accounts, or IRAs
  • Determine which IRA may be right for you
  • Know the tax advantages with Traditional and Roth IRAs
  • Understand key concepts for managing your IRA
Course Outline
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1. Traditional vs. Roth IRAs Article
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This article explores the important decision variables when choosing between the two, as well as the impact of each on your current vs. future tax liabilities.

This article explores the important decision variables when choosing between the two, as well as the... More
2. Getting started with IRAs Video
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To get started with IRAs you need to learn the basics about Traditional and Roth IRAs as well as how you can use these to help save for retirement.

To get started with IRAs you need to learn the basics about Traditional and Roth IRAs as well as how... More
3. Getting the most out of your IRA Video
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If you have an IRA, or considering one for the future, you will want to know how to get the most out of it for maximum savings.

If you have an IRA, or considering one for the future, you will want to know how to get the most out... More
4. IRA contribution and distribution basics Video
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When contributing to an IRA or taking distributions from one, it is important to know the rules to avoid unnecessary taxation or penalties to ensure maximum potential growth of your savings.

When contributing to an IRA or taking distributions from one, it is important to know the rules to... More
5. More ways to save with IRAs Video
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There are more ways to save beyond the Traditional and Roth IRAs. Learn about options for spouses and kids because it is never too early to start saving.

There are more ways to save beyond the Traditional and Roth IRAs. Learn about options for spouses... More