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One way to save money is to set up a discount brokerage account. Ameritrade, Datek, Waterhouse, etc. are anywhere from $8-14.95/trade. Links to these sites can be found on the Fool homepage. Also, it may help to look at the Roth IRA as a long term investment vehicle instead of a short-term one. Right now the $2K doesn't look like it gets you very much but $2k every year for 30 years can sure add up. Hope this helps.
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