I have advice for those of you who would dare to question the conventional wisdom about Roth conversions to your 401(k)s or IRAs:
Be prepared for significant pushback.
I should know, because I devoted last week’s column to questioning that conventional wisdom. I reported on extensive research that found that, though Roth conversions often work out in the end, it takes far longer than most realize for that benefit to be realized, and in any case the benefit is typically quite small.
The undefined was conducted by Edward McQuarrie, a professor emeritus at the Leavey School of Business at Santa