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alternative IRA: Original post by Leslie McClintock of Demand Media One of the advantages of the individual retirement arrangement (IRA) is the tremendous flexibility it gives to the owner in terms of what investment options they may select, compared with other retirement vehicles, such as defined benefit pension plans, 403b plans, annuities and 401k plans. You can, in fact, own stock in a closely-held business…

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