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I messed up and would like to know if there is any way to fix it now. I cashed out my 401(k) in January (about $4000) instead of rolling it over into my IRA. We had significant medical bills to pay and I left my job due to health issues (that caused the bills) and didn't work for about two months. Everything is back to normal now and I would like to know if there is any way - since it was so recent - to go back and put that money into my IRA as if I had rolled it over then? I know all of the things that I should have done then - but those options were less clear then. Any chance of saving myself now?

Thanks for all of your help.

Tammy
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