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I have multiple 401K accounts from companies that I no longer work for. I expect to continue picking up further 401Ks in the future. Over the past decade I have come to believe that beyond the initial benefit of tax protection that 401Ks are extremely poor investment vehicles. I am interested in converting these (and future) accounts into some investment that I can administer myself. Does anyone have a suggestion?

You should be able to roll the 401(k)'s into a self direct (or multiple self directed) IRAs that you can administer and trade on your own. Check with some of the discount brokers about their policies on self-directed IRAs. I think you'll find it very much better than hoping the limited investment options in your 401(k)'s pan out.

Just my 2c.

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