Invest toward your future
An IRA remains one of the most effective ways to save for retirement. Every year counts, the earlier you start making your contributions the better.
See potential tax benefits
In both traditional and Roth IRAs the investments in your IRA grow tax-deferred, meaning you owe nothing on the gains so long as the money remains in the IRA.
Build beyond your 401k
IRAs allow individuals to contribute up to $5,500 per year; that’s on top of what you can invest annually in your 401(k) or other employer- sponsored retirement plans.
WHAT IS AN IRA?
An IRA is a tax-advantaged investment vehicle that is designed to help you save towards retirement. There are two main types of IRAs: The traditional IRA and the Roth IRA. The primary difference between the two relates to the tax breaks these accounts offer.
A traditional IRA is a tax-deferred retirement savings account. You pay taxes on your money only when you make withdrawals in retirement. Deferring taxes means all of your dividends, interest payments and capital gains can compound each year without being hindered by taxes.
A Roth IRA is a retirement savings account that allows your money to grow tax-free. You fund a Roth with after-tax dollars, meaning you've already paid taxes on the money you put into it. In return for no up-front tax break, your money grows and grows tax free, and when you withdraw at retirement, you pay no taxes.
Open your IRA with Fortuna
With Fortuna, by MML Investors Services, you work with your advisor, who understands your needs, and the potential of an advanced digital portfolio.
Personalized investing advice from your dedicated advisor : With Fortuna, you have a licensed advisor who understands your financial situation and goals, and is there when you need him or her.
A customized digital portfolio: A sophisticated investment approach that ensures your portfolio is monitored regularly, automatically adjusted and optimized for tax savings when combined with a taxable account to help keep you on track towards your goals.
Confident, connected investing: Benefit from your financial advisor’s guidance combined with the convenience of anytime account access and proactive communications that keep you up-to-date.
* The deadline for making 2018 IRA contributions is April 15, 2019. This deadline is applicable to all clients, including those who have a tax-filing extension. In order to make sure Fortuna can process applications and contributions in time, we need to receive all in good order submissions on or before April 1, 2019.
Please Note: Recurring deposits processed on or after January 1, 2019 will be coded as current year contributions.