Establishing and contributing to an IRA (Traditional or Roth) is pretty simple and straightforward. There is a wide variety of institutions that offer IRA accounts: banks, savings and loans, credit unions, insurance companies, mutual fund companies, and brokerages. There are pros and cons to each type of institution, as we’ll list below. These alternatives represent the major options for opening your IRA, in no particular order.
|Banks, Savings and Loans & Credit Unions|
|Pros: Banks are well-known as some of the most stable and conservative institutions in our financial industry. For many folks, this is an assurance that there is|