February 4, 2023

Stock market pull back: Spotlight on Roth conversions

From spiking inflation, ill reasoned governmental spending due to current policies in place for geopolitical unrest. This has led to plummeting equity markets, financial advisers are providing their wisdom of the upside to Roth conversions during a downturned market cycle. The tax bills that come with Roth conversions can sometimes discourage clients, but with the S&P 500 index down more than 10% from the start of the year and the Nasdaq Composite Index down nearly 18%, more advisers are presenting clients with the Roth option.

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Is this a good time to convert? If yes, why? If no, why not?

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