Rollover IRAs have some unique qualities. You can move any amount into your account, provided you’re moving it from an employer sponsored retirement plan or another IRA. You’re not limited to the annual ceiling on traditional and Roth IRA contributions. Watch part 3 Using a Rollover IRA from the series Saving for Retirement in Your Working Years with syndicated financial columnist and talk show host Steve Savant. You may be able to move rollover IRA assets into a new employer’s plan if the plan accepts rollovers. While some plans may accept any IRA assets, it’s smart to keep your employer plan rollover in its own account to avoid any possible roadblocks. The financial institution where you open your rollover IRA is the custodian of your account. As custodian, the institution is responsible for making the investments you authorize, keeping track of the paperwork, and reporting investment performance and account balances. But because most IRAs are self- directed, the custodian doesn’t make investment decisions on your behalf. Nor does it have fiduciary responsibility for the choice of investments you make. That means if you decide to put all your money into a risky investment, your IRA custodian isn’t responsible for advising   Read more…