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Subject:  Re: Hello, an intro, and a question. Date:  2/17/2002  12:16 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  33825 of 78168

Best custodian for your IRA depends on what you plan to invest in. Fools would suggest an S&P 500 Index fund, such as Vanguard 500 Index fund (VFINX). Vanguard is an excellent custodian for that kind of account.

If you plan to invest in stocks, like Foolish 8 or Rule Breakers, then you will want to have a discount broker as your custodian. You will still want an S&P Index fund as your major investment. Most brokers offer them, though transaction fees are bi