To Roth or Not to Roth

These pages are part of our free online Guide to Roth Retirement Accounts. This section deals with the choice between traditional retirement accounts and Roth accounts.

Our book: Go Roth! provides a complete, authoritative, plain language explanation of rules and strategies for all types of Roth accounts.

Roth IRA Rules of Thumb
When in doubt go with the Roth: it’s usually the right decision.

Roth Accounts Are Bigger
A Roth account is effectively bigger than a comparable traditional account. For most people, this is the main reason to choose a Roth.

Advantages of Conversion
Here are the main advantages of converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.