A battle of the titans. At least that’s how I see it. Two heavyweights in the military retirement planning arena square off. Who wins? It’s a question, maybe not posed in those terms, I hear all the time.
Ever the glass half-full guy, my answer is … both. However, I recognize that’s not always possible given all the competing financial priorities military families face on a day-to-day basis. So, here I’ll break down nine key factors or considerations that may play into your own decision as you craft your retirement savings strategy.
What would you choose, a Roth IRA or a Roth TSP? Share in the comments.
About the Author: JJ Montanaro is a Certified Financial Planner® professional and part of the Military Affairs team at USAA. He’s a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and has over 20 years of financial planning experience.
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