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I am a fellow fool. I have a friend (married) who is 38, has supports a Federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), similar to a 401k. He currently invests 10% and gets a matching 5%. All is placed in stocks. He wants to know if he should decrease his TSP to 5%, still get 5% in matching funds and than provide $4,000 for a Roth IRA. At this time, he can't do both (10% and a Roth). Any ideas?
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