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Author: yobria Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 76397  
Subject: Re: My First 401(k) Date: 7/9/2004 9:52 AM
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First max out the Roth. If there's savings left over, do contribute as much as you can to the 401k.

While you may pay a bit more in fees in the shorter term (you won't be working there forever), that cost is tiny compared to the benefits of the tax free contribution + 50 years of tax free compounding. The k is still an outstanding deal.

You might also drop by HR and question why they didn't shop around for a cheaper plan.

Nick
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