I'd like to use part of the money to invest on my own, as I've done very well with researching via fool.com and a couple of the newsletters. Does anyone know if I can roll part of it to my E*Trade account or if I'd have to move the whole thing?A partial rollover is allowed by law, but not required. Step one is contacting your plan adminitrator and finding out what your plan's rules are.If you decide to do a rollover, keep in mind the old adage to "measure twice, cut once." For example, it must be done as a direct transfer from the 401(k) to the IRA custodian without your ever taking possession of the money. Otherwise the 401(k) must withhold 20% for Federal income tax.IRS Publications 575 and 590 have the details, and once you've settled on a plan of action, feel free to run it by us here for a sanity check.Phil
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