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A Backdoor Route to a Roth IRA and the Benefits of Vertical Integration

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Articles by Katherine Buck

By Katherine Buck

Published: March 15, 2014 | Updated: May 20, 2017

At Betterment, we’re constantly sharing content around the office. This list of weekend reading is a “best of” from what we came across. If you found an article insightful, helpful, or interesting during the week, let us know on social media. You may find your name on the Betterment blog.

Weekend Reading

From around the web:

Grab These Tax Breaks While You Still Can (Reuters)

There’s one official month left of tax season. Check out these tax breaks and see if you qualify for any before filing.

Psst…the Backdoor Route to a Roth IRA (WSJ)

If you’re a high earner who yearns for the post-tax benefits of a Roth IRA, there may be a backdoor option for you.

Why We are Not Really All Doomed (Mr. Money Mustache)

One of our favorite early retirement bloggers explains why sound, long-term investing principles is the perfect antidote for catastrophic thinking.

Mars, Venus and the Handling of Money (New York Times)

Betterment’s own MP Dunleavey wrote this essay about how men and women approach money management. Financial advisors and customers alike can benefit from her wisdom.

Don’t miss these on the Betterment blog:

Vertical Integration: Better Business, Better Returns

We are the first and only online investment manager to take this ultra-efficient approach.

Get All the Returns You Deserve

We set out to make investing better — and we have. Betterment customers can expect returns 2.66% higher than the average DIY investor.

Have a great weekend and happy reading!

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