Simple answer is Yes. Yes
you can withdraw money from your Roth IRA whenever you want, however
there might be penalty based on how much you withdraw before you turn
After 59 years old, and at least 5 years since you begin contributing, you can take "qualified distributions" without penalty.
You may withdraw your original contributions penalty-free at any time
for any reason, but you have to pay a penalty on withdrawing investment
earnings before age 59.5 year, Money that was converted into a Roth IRA
cannot be taken out penalty-free until at least five years after the
Here is an example: Let's say you have $100,000 in Roth IRA, $50,000
of which are contributions and $50,000 of which are investment earnings.
If you withdraw $50,000, then IRS will consider $50,000 and there won't
be any penalty. However if you withdraw $55,000 then $50,000 is
penalty free and you will have penalty on $5,000.