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Subject:  Re: Roth IRA vs. 401(k) Date:  9/22/1997  6:40 PM
Author:  jvanscoy Number:  368 of 76237

I would contribute to the 401K what ever is necessary to get the company contributions. Then I would use a self directed IRA for additional investments. I think you have a good plan up to this point. However, I think you need to do a lot more thinking about a regular versus a Roth IRA. The Roth sounds great until you run the numbers. If you qualify for a tax deductible IRA, that may be the best option. If you don't qualify for a tax deductible IRA, then the Roth IRA will be your best option.

Regards, Jim

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