Putting Off Filing Your Taxes Because You Owe Money This Year?

by Ron Haynes

A tax break would be pretty handy right about now, wouldn’t you say? Open a traditional IRA with Scottrade, make a contribution by April 18th and you may be able to build your retirement nest egg AND lower your tax exposure (check with a tax advisor to be sure).

scottrade-signup How much can I put in an IRA?
You can contribute up to $5,000 (or $6,000 if you’re age 50+) for the current tax year.

Why choose a Scottrade no-fee IRA?

  • No hidden fees: no opening, closing, annual or custodian fees
  • Self-direction — you choose your investment vehicles
  • Tax-deferred earnings growth
  • No minimum annual contribution
  • Choose from many types of IRAs (not all are tax deductible)

Click Here To Open Your Own Traditional IRA With Scottrade

About the author

Ron Haynes has written 988 articles on The Wisdom Journal.


The founder and editor of The Wisdom Journal in 2007, Ron has worked in banking, distribution, retail, and upper management for companies ranging in size from small startups to multi-billion dollar corporations. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from a top MBA program and currently is a Human Resources and Management consultant, helping companies know how employees will behave in varying situations and what motivates them to action, assisting firms in identifying top talent, and coaching managers and employees on how to better communicate and make the workplace MUCH more enjoyable. If you'd like help in these areas, contact Ron using the contact form at the top of this page or at 870-761-7881.