How do I contribute to my IRA?
Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to add money to your IRA
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This example is for illustrative purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell a particular security.
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To contribute to your IRA, first hover over the My Accounts dropdown in the main navigation, and select Buy & Sell.
In the Transfer money section, choose the Contribute to IRA hyperlink.
Next, in the Where’s the money going? section, choose the account you’d like to contribute to. If you are completing a rollover from an employer sponsored plan or IRA, select yes, otherwise select no. Add a new fund by searching its name, symbol or number, and enter the amount you’d like to contribute. You can also select an existing fund within the account Click Continue.
Then, in the Where’s the money coming from? section, select your funding method. Click Continue.
Review the Consent to electronic delivery of fund prospectus and click the Accept button. Note that you must click Accept in order to complete your contribution online.
Then, review you contribution details and click the Submit button.
If you’ve previously signed up for e-delivery, your confirmation will be sent to you electronically. If not, you can choose your preferred delivery method for your confirmation. Click Continue. You’re all set!
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