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Subject: Deferred Comp Date: 8/24/1999 12:09 AM
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Would a deferred comp program be a good tool for early retirement? I've read debates on the other boards weighing the pros and cons of a 457b vs a Roth
IRA. I have both but have put more money in the deferred comp program instead of the Roth. (my goal is to have the ability to max out both). However, I've heard some Fools suggest that a deferred comp is a poor option regardless due to the fees and limited choices.
My job only offers a pension plan and the optional deferred comp. I jumped into the plan due to the tax benefit- I am single, no property ownership, or anything else I can think of to really save on taxes and the fact that the money would be available should I lose or leave my job.

Thanks very much
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