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Author: Michael_X One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75825  
Subject: Re: Starting to beleive this heresy Date: 7/25/1998 6:53 PM
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<<< (1) Stop contributing to my 401k in which the best I can do is an index fund (I dont get a match but my company generously gives me 8% whether I contribute or not). This assumes I can beat the performance of a tax deferred index fund with a taxable account. According to TMF numbers, the foolish four in a taxable account trouces an index fund in a tax deferred account. >>>

I would keep the 401K and the index fund. Just because the foolish four has outperformed index funds in the past, doesn't mean that it will in the future. I think that index funds are safer.

You can contribute to both a 401K and a Roth IRA. If you cancel the 401K, then the total amount you can contribute goes down.
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