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I have budgeted $6,000 per year for retirement savings. It is currently all going into my 401(k), and I contribute about twice as much as I need to in order to receive the maximum matching contribution from my employer.

Would it make more sense to contribute $2,000 per year to my Roth IRA and only contribute $4,000 to my 401(k)? I will still get the full employer match.

In other words, which is better: lowering my current taxes through higher 401(k) contributions or paying higher taxes now and maximizing my Roth IRA contributions?

I am not planning to retire for at least 40 years.
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