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[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:36] Interview with Aaron Patzer, CEO and founder of Mint, about their recent acquisition by Intuit
– [01:29] Mint users’ reaction to news of the acquisition
– [01:55] Aaron’s new role at Intuit
– [04:56] The future of Quicken Online
– [06:36] Interfacing with ING Direct
– [08:27] Impact on Mint employees
– [11:28] Aaron discusses spending the earnings
[14:12] Interview with Bryan Olson of Charles Schwab about 2010 Roth IRA conversion rule changes
– [14:46] Roth IRAs vs. traditional IRAs
– [15:29] The conversion rule changes
– [16:20] Government incentives for these changes
– [17:35] Who benefits from the changes and what should be considered
– [21:22] People who benefit the least from a conversion
– [22:56] Differences of impact between age brackets
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Updated March 22, 2011 and originally published September 20, 2009. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.