from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. individual retirement account
- abbr. Irish Republican Army
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- Irish Republican Army
- Individual Retirement Account
- Investment Recovery Association
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. individual retirement account; -- a special type of savings account allowed by law to provide deferred taxation of the interest paid.
- n. The Irish Republican Army, a group in Ireland with the primary goal of promoting the unification of Ireland and the severing of the political bond of Northern Ireland with Great Britain, of mostly secret membership, with a militant wing sponsoring terrorist activities such as bombings and the killings of police, British soldiers, and Unionist sympathizers in Northern Ireland.
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That does of course assume that you are referring to the Provisional IRA (as is commonly meant by the term IRA) and not the official IRA who fought the British army in the early 20th century.
So the debate about 401K vs. Roth IRA is still open but the debate about 401K versus no 401K is clear.
IRA is not paternalism, it's freedom of use-of-property.
There are about $2.5 trillion in IRA assets today.
I guess for someone like Madonna who will probably be getting high income from royalities long after she stops working the Roth IRA is the best bet ....
Most likely means testing for Bill Gates and all those Boskin IRA millionaires then will become a cost-cutter so that the national deficit won't be run up to provide extra spending cash to billionaires and millionaires.
A guy who actively advocated for the IRA is now lecturing Pres.
My grandparents are irrationally attached to Social Security, despite the fact that they've done well enough that the mandatory after-70 withdrawal on grandpa's IRA is higher than what he would otherwise pull out.
A SEP IRA is ideal for procrastinators -- it doesn't have to be set up and funded until the due date for your 2010 tax return, including extensions -- Oct. 17, 2011.
But the key to a Roth IRA is that you can take back your original contribution at any time without penalty.
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