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Subject:  Re: Avoid capital gains taxes in a 401k? Date:  4/24/2013  5:10 PM
Author:  gdett2 Number:  290 of 294


Sounds nice except the capital gains rate in the 10% marginal rate is 0%. So your $1,800 is equal in both.

Plus, in the taxable account, you can use the money at any time without a 10% penalty for early use, like to retire early as I did.

A taxable brokerage that allows you a full latitude of investments, where you buy