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Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)

Saving for retirement? IRAs are a flexible savings option with potential tax benefits¹, making them a great way to supplement a 401(k) or other employer-sponsored plan. 

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Traditional IRA – Good for those who want deductions now, have income too high to qualify for a Roth IRA, or expect to be in a lower tax bracket in retirement.

Roth IRA – Good for those who want tax-free withdrawals in retirement, want to avoid required minimum distributions beginning at 70 ½, or expect to be in at the same or higher tax bracket in retirement. 

Traditional vs Roth IRAs at Sound




Tax deduction on contributions¹  
Tax-deferred earnings¹  
Tax-free growth on earnings¹  
Tax-free withdrawals during retirement¹  
Required minimum distribution after 70 ½  
Available as a Savings account (view rates)
Available as a Certificate account (view rates)
No annual maintenance fees
Ready to open? Make sure you have the following available:
• SSN for beneficiary(s)
• State-licensed ID

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Learn more about Traditional and Roth IRAs with our infographic.


Have a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) with your employer? Open your SEP IRA online and start saving for retirement today.
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IRA Transfers and Rollovers

Have an IRA at another financial institution? Transferring those funds or rolling over funds from a retirement account to your Sound IRA is easy. Just call our Contact Center or visit your local branch.

A IRA Savings account is required to open a Sound IRA.

1For specific tax advice, please consult your tax advisor.

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