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Subject:  Re: 401(k) group annuity or taxable account? Date:  3/18/2002  4:55 PM
Author:  jrr7 Number:  34010 of 95226

The "Retire Early Homepage" has a webpage called "Are you getting the shaft in your 401k?" that is an interesting discussion.
http://www.geocities.com/WallStreet/8257/shaft2.html

Also see their Excel spreadsheet called "The 401(k) Shaft Detector"
http://www.geocities.com/WallStreet/8257/401ksft.html
you can enter your numbers and determine if the taxable account is better.

It sounds like the "house" funds charge a DAILY fee, not an annual fee, and that's why the returns don't match up during the quarter.
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