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The 6K, having only grown about 5% per year, doesn't seem to be doing too well in the 401K you left it in. And it's not an amount you could do a lot with on it's own. What kind of return does your current employer's 401K give you versus what you might anticipate receiving in a TIRA through a mutual fund like Vanguard perhaps?

I am not a great proponent of funds - but with small amounts they are a good alternative, particularly if you don't want a lot of day to day responsibility for growth.

I'm sure others on this board will give you more specific info on particular funds - but always, do your own Due Diligence before investing any money in anything.

Good luck!

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