Can I Invest Social Security Disability Payments in a Roth IRA?

Jennifer E. Engen

Opening a Roth IRA can yield some tax benefits, including the ability to take tax-free qualified distributions. Compensation, also called “earned income,” is a requirement for making Roth IRA contributions. If you’re receiving Social Security disability payments, it’s important to understand when you can—and potentially can’t—make Roth IRA contributions. Key […]