Pollard, William B.
May 1985
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;May1985, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p51
Trade Publication
The article focuses on various factors contributing to the decision on whether to invest in an individual retirement account (IRA). Some of these factors are: The length of time an individual can afford to leave the funds invested in an IRA; Whether the individuals will be within the 59-70-age range when the funds will be withdrawn, and thus avoid the 10-percent nondeductible early withdrawal penalty; The marginal tax rates of the taxpayer in the year the funds are invested in the IRA, in the year the funds will be withdrawn, and for interim years; And the market rate of interest that can be earned on an IRA, and on alternate investments.


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