Traditional IRAs

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Traditional IRAs (Individual Retirement Annuity) is a retirement savings tool that defers the taxes on the growth of your account value until you withdraw the funds. In addition, your contributions may be tax deductible, but consult with a tax advisor for details about your specific situation.

Benefits of Traditional IRAs

  • Guaranteed minimum rate of return
  • Protection from stock market risk
  • Automated payments save you time and money
  • Contributions may be tax deductible
  • Tax-deferred savings through age 70 1/2
  • Rollover contributions from another IRA, 401(k) or pension at any age are allowed
  • Maximum annual contributions are $5,500 per year (under age 50)
  • “Catch-up” contributions for those age 50 or over are possible, up to an additional $1,000 per year
  • No upfront service charges, annual fees, or surrender charges after 5 years

How do I buy Traditional IRAs?

Income restrictions apply to traditional IRA and Roth IRA plans. Your Catholic United Sales Representative can explain the options and advantages available to you.

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Membership in Catholic United Financial starts after you purchase a product from us. Membership means aligning your finances to your faith, and:

  • Making our grants, scholarships and incentive programs possible
  • Encouraging volunteer work and training
  • Fundraising for Catholic parishes, schools and religious education programs
  • Participating in the business decisions of a company that is member-owned and operated
  • Bringing benefits to your local Catholic community

Catholic United IRAs are Individual Retirement Annuities