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Yo, Eric.

<<One tweak on this. If the amount you leave behind in your _old_ employer's 401(k) is less than $3500 (something like that; it's been awhile, but I'm not far off), than that old employer has the option of forcing your out of their Plan (there is an admin cost to maintaining accounts, even old ones) by shipping your the remains of your fund. Since it's going to you, this includes the IRS-required 20% wqithholding, for which you are responsible for replacing within 60 days or paying taxes and tax penalties on.>>

Good point. And with the enactment of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 the amount that can be forced out is now $5,000.

Thanks for the addition.

Regards.....Pixy
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