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Subject:  Re: 403b vs. 401k Date:  3/19/1998  10:11 AM
Author:  TMFPixy Number:  2258 of 78166

Foolanders,


<<As always, I learn something when I read your messages. Would you please expand on your explanation of "catch up" contributions to a 403b? My wife, a teacher, has taught for 7 consecutive years, but didn't start her 403b until 4 years ago. How can she "catch up?" on the missing 3 years?>>

These are far too complex to explain in a concise fashion. There are three methods that can be used, and they are mutually exclusive. Us