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Subject:  Re: Worth it to open 401k if leaving job? Date:  8/16/2011  2:07 PM
Author:  aj485 Number:  69426 of 78166

I have been at my job for 3 months now and have not yet opened a company 401k. I am looking to leave this company soon (long story) and am wondering if I should bother opening a 401k at this point? Or should I just continue to invest in my Roth IRA?

If contributing to a 401(k) will decrease your contributions to the Roth IRA, I would say you should continue to invest in the Roth IRA, and not contribute to the 401(k).

If you will still contribute to the Roth IRA at the same level whether or not you will contribute to the 401(k), then it becomes more an issue of what benefits can you get