Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
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Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.5 Annuities, Methods of Saving, and Investments - Exercise Set 8.5 - Page 538: 53


The statement does not make sense.

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The statement does not make sense. A Roth IRA is not the same as a traditional IRA. With a Roth IRA, you pay taxes on the money you deposit, but you can withdraw your earnings tax-free beginning when you are 59.5 years old. (However, you have to pay taxes on the earnings up-front before they are deposited in the Roth IRA.)
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