Which IRA is best for you?

Traditional IRA

Tax-Deferred Retirement Account

Contributions are pre-tax dollars (tax-deductible), but latter withdrawals for retirement are to be taxed. This is an excellent way to increase your tax-deferred savings.

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Roth IRA

Tax-Free Retirement Account

If you expect to be in a higher tax-bracket later in life, a Roth IRA account might be more suitable. These contributions are already taxed (not-tax-deductible), but earnings and qualified withdrawals are tax-free.

Rollover IRA

Consolidated Retirement Account

Move your funds from one retirement account to another. By directly rolling over assets from your employer-sponsored retirement plan into an IRA Rollover, you'll defer your tax liability and may be able to completely avoid penalties.


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Account Transfer Fee Rebate

This offer applies to Firstrade regular investment accounts and IRAs (Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, and Rollover IRA), excluding Partnership, Corporate, Investment Club, ESA Education Planning Account, and Custodial Accounts.

The account must remain open for 12 months with the minimum funding or assets required for participating in the offer — if your account assets fall below $2,500 due to withdrawals or outgoing transfers, Firstrade may reverse the transfer rebate at the time of withdrawal.

Offer valid from 09/19/2017 to 12/31/2018.

Firstrade reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate this offer without prior notice. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where Firstrade is not authorized to conduct securities transactions.

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Online trading has inherent risk due to system response and access times that may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors. An investor should understand these and additional risks before trading. Carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. All investments involve risk and losses may exceed the principal invested. Past performance of a security, industry, sector, market, or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns. Firstrade is a discount broker that provides self-directed investors with brokerage services, and does not make recommendations or offer investment, financial, legal or tax advice.

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System response and access times may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors.