Time is running out
The clock is ticking for IRA contributions that will count for the 2013 tax year — you have until April 15, the tax-filing deadline.
At first blush, funding an IRA might seem like a task that you should be able to knock off in 10 minutes: pick your provider and the investments, fill out the form and send in your money. But some important decisions are embedded in those simple tasks: whether to choose a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA, for example.
Here are six mistakes even seasoned investors sometimes make.
By Christine Benz, Morningstar Inc.
(The full article is available at Morningstar.com.)