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Subject: Re: another john hancock 401 Date: 9/20/2005 3:52 PM
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Generally speaking if there is no company match a Traditional or Roth is preferable. Fully fund that first.

If the OP has a 401(k) available they are ineligible for a traditional IRA. (the eligibility is phased out well below 60+k AGI.)

A Roth would be good though. The common wisdom is to fund in this order:

401(k) up to full match
Roth IRA up to max
401(k) up to max

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