So you are saying if you invest 6% in any option available in your 401k, the company matches with the same amount in company stock and you don't have to purchase any company stock yourself? That's what we Fools call Free Money. Your cost basis is zero. Instant profit. So by all means, contribute 6% in a investment in which you believe to continue to accumulate your free shares. Then contribute to your Roth IRA the max you can ($5000) for both you and your spouse (if married), then if you like your 401k, contribute more or find a better savings goal for any excess can.FuskieWho loves free money and misses the days when he had a 401k and could earn some...
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