Taking advantage of Roth conversions

For investors nearing retirement who may not need to tap into a traditional IRA account immediately, it’s important to consider alternative strategies for repositioning these assets to continue to grow. Last week, I discussed Roth conversion strategies with WSJ reporter Kelly Kearsley, and offered how these efforts can take advantage of lower tax bracket savings and potentially leave money as a legacy for heirs.

The article, “A plan for strategic Roth conversions,” highlights the (somewhat complex) how-to’s behind implementing these conversion strategies, and how it can provide significant growth opportunities for the traditional IRA over time.

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