What’s the difference between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?

Understanding the difference between a traditional IRA and a Roth IRA may seem as difficult as learning a foreign language. The most noteworthy difference is how each IRA is taxed. But there are other differences that are also important to understand to help you make the best decisions to fund your retirement.

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