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However, the rules have been changed so that you can now roll funds from just about any retirement plan into any other provided the plan allows it.

And that part right there is the operative one. I tried to roll my Rollover IRA (with funds that came from a SIMPLE IRA from very small company I left and a traditional 401(k) from a company that ceased to exist) and found that I couldn't. My current company needed some sort of verification of tax status for the money that my Rollover company (Fidelity) would not give. I was told that I would have to contact the old company(s) for that verification, but as one is no longer around....
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