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Greetings Mike,

My company has a 401k plan. They offer two index funds:
SSgA Russell 2000 Index Fund with an expenses of 0.10%, and a a SSgA S & P 500 Index
with an expenses of 0.05%. Both funds may also hold 2-5% of its value in futures contracts.

My question is: should I invest all in one, or split up
my investment percentages between the two?


Please go through this thread entirely that poses that same question and has some good answers I think:

http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=15975853

Also, my company will match 50% of my contributions up to
6% of my salary. Should 6% be the most I should contribute,
and any additonal amount I want to invest, should I invest it "Foolishly"?


No, it depends on how well you think you can do in other accounts and how much you want to invest since index funds ARE Foolish as noted best in Step 4 of Fool's School or did you skip that? Take note that some other Foolish approaches haven't fared well over time like where did the Foolish Four go or how the Rule Maker is doing compared to the S & P 500. Know why you invest where you do as that is Foolish and can be in anything, IMO.

JB
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