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10 Do's and Don'ts for Last-Minute IRA Contributions

With the April 18 deadline looming, some tips and traps when choosing the right account and deciding which investments to put inside of it.

Taxpayers are again getting a short extension to file their tax returns this year: Tax day is April 18 in 2017, owing to some vagaries of the calendar and holiday scheduling.

That means you have a few more days to pull together your tax return for the 2016 tax year (unless you file for an extension), as well as to make last-dash contributions to your IRA and health savings account.