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Subject:  Re: What percentage of gross? Date:  1/3/2004  8:01 PM
Author:  malibu114 Number:  1644 of 5232

How about all of you?

Right now I'm putting 16% of my gross into my 401K and the company match adds another 4%. I also max out my Roth IRAs. I started my Roth savings about 5 years ago (when I started aggressively saving), but the first two years I could only manage $1000 each year. I'm looking to up my 401K another percentage or so this year. Some people might say put the extra over the comapny match into a brokerage account, but my company's fund options are pretty good. I do also have a small taxable account at a brokerage firm, but I don't add to that as strictly. But I do add to that any extra I can afford .

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