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Im planning my first investments. Right now Im contributing 15% to my 401K with no matching of funds. Im wondering should I continue to contribute this much to the 401K and use what is left for equity investments or lessen the 401K amount and invest more in the stock market? Is the tax benefit better or having my money grow where its more accessible (at maybe a higher rate)? Im in my mid-20s and not sure which way to go. Thanks.
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