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Subject:  Re: Poll: Did your 401k recover from the 2008 de Date:  12/27/2010  8:30 PM
Author:  JAFO31 Number:  67975 of 78687

madbrain: "
As for why not to invest all the money aggressively in stocks immediately, it comes down to timing of the taxes:

1) if the value declined significantly before the rollover to Roth, I might have a large capital loss."

I thought these funds were in an after-tax 401-k? Why discuss a capital loss? What happens in the 401-k, generally