Tag: Roth

Using the CSRS Voluntary Contribution Program to Max-Fund a Roth IRA

July 12, 2011 7:16 AM

Do you make “too much money” to qualify for a Roth IRA? CSRS and CSRS Offset federal employees have a unique benefit that can be used max-fund a Roth IRA.

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Mistakes to Avoid with Roth Conversions

June 1, 2011 7:34 AM

Should you do a Roth conversion to take advantage of the current tax rates which may be lower now than they are likely to be in the future? It may be a good idea but check out the details before you take action as your tax bill may be higher than you think.

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Implementing a Roth Retirement Plan for Federal Employees

December 27, 2010 7:54 AM

Are you interested in a new program that may enhance your future retirement? Back in June 2009, legislation was passed authorizing creation of a Roth plan using after-tax salary into an account that will grow without any additional tax liability on future earnings. That option is now being implemented.

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Is 2010 Last Chance for Roth Conversions? Maybe…Maybe Not…

November 18, 2010 6:31 AM

What if you can’t convert to a Roth IRA in 2010? Is 2010 really your last chance? The key to good tax planning is a future-orientation. You want to be asking the question, what can I do to lower my taxes in the future?

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Unique Roth IRA Conversions for Federal Employees

September 23, 2010 7:23 AM

Most people know you can convert money from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. But Federal Employees may also be able to convert money from their Thrift Savings Plan or CSRS Voluntary Contribution Plan to a Roth IRA.

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Unlocking A Winning Combination For Your Thrift Savings Plan

July 26, 2010 6:46 AM

A split income strategy is built by diversifying your assets over time. This can be done with your TSP.

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Should You Convert to a Roth IRA?

April 1, 2010 6:57 AM

In 2010, there is no income limitation that affects your ability to convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. This doesn’t mean that you should rush right out and do a conversion. Here are some important factors to consider in order to determine whether a conversion makes sense for you.

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New (Significant) Financial Benefits From an Old Program (For CSRS and CSRS-Offset Employees Only)

January 15, 2010 7:04 AM

In the past, many CSRS employees have been excluded from contributing to a Roth due to their income level. Here is information about a program that provides a way for CSRS and CSRS-Offset employees to get large sums into a Roth IRA.

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Another Retirement Option? Roth IRA's and the Federal Employee

November 30, 2006 7:27 AM

As a federal employee, you cannot invest in a Roth IRA within the Thrift Savings Plan. But you may still have the option of using a Roth IRA to invest in your retirement future.

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