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Don't forget -- in many cases you can rollover your 403(b) to another provider while you're still in service!

It may be a good idea to put the money in a money market fund that has no front or back end loads or surrender fees, and then, when the balance gets high enough, move the money to another provider (like Vanguard or TIAA-CREF).

If you can't do that, then a regular taxable account is probably a better idea than a high-fee 403(b) annuity!

A Roth IRA is most likely going to be a better box for your funds than a 403(b) of any sort.
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