The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Investing/Strategies / Retirement Investing

URL:  http://boards.fool.com/gtgt-this-is-dangerous-misconception-i-see-21718239.aspx

Subject:  Re: IRA vs. HSA? Date:  12/7/2004  8:59 PM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  43451 of 78168

>> This is dangerous misconception I see over and over. Yes, it's nice if an employer matches some of your 401k, but you should contribute the maximum per year regardless of the employer match! Forget the match, the tax free contribution and tax deferred growth are the real benefits of the 'k. <<

Not necessarily. Preferred treatment