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Author: OrlandoBob Three stars, 500 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75809  
Subject: What Should A Fool Do? Date: 7/4/2000 6:25 PM
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I am currently depositing $95 per week into my deferred compensation (457) plan through the City of Orlando. 100% of these funds are being invested in the S&P 500 Index.

My question is; Would I be better off opening a self directed Roth IRA and contributing funds there? Should I continue to put something aside into my 457 plan, or direct those additional funds to our joint stock account?

I was attracted to the deferred compensation program because of the amount of money that could be contributed each year, 25% of your income or $8000, whichever is greater.

Please give a Fool some Foolish advice.

Fool on!
Orlando Bob

P.S. Please be kind enough to e-mail me, as well as post, your advice so that all may share in these responses.

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