3 Key Differences Between Traditional and Roth IRAs You Need to Know

Kailey Hagen, The Motley Fool
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3 Key Differences Between Traditional and Roth IRAs You Need to Know
3 Key Differences Between Traditional and Roth IRAs You Need to Know

Take traditional and Roth IRAs, for example. The biggest difference between traditional and Roth IRAs is that traditional IRAs use pre-tax dollars, while Roth IRAs use after-tax dollars. You can take your Roth funds out tax-free, but the government demands a cut of your traditional IRA withdrawals.