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Subject: Re: IRA's vs. 401K's Date: 3/29/2000 7:29 AM
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First, I think borrowing against retirement assets is self defeating but if you are going to do it anyway:

Don't do the IRA, you can't borrown against or use it as collateral on a loan.
Look at the summary plan descriptions for both your old 401k and the new 401k and see if either or both allow plan loans. Chances are, as a terminated employee you can't borrow from the old plan. So, your only option may be to roll over to the new plan and hope they offer loans - which most 401k's do. But please, borrow only the minimum amount you need - remember these are your retirement funds.

You can still do a sep up to the due date of the return including extensions. But a sep contribution will do nothing to self your self employment tax problem. Sorry.

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