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I've looked around for something like this but haven't found anything. My father is 59yo and has very little savings
(approx. 13k in his 401k). He is planning on living off of SS and whatever retirement he gets. Through things I've read
on the Fool, I am working on getting him to raise his 401k contrib. to the max that the company will match. Then I
figured put whatever else into a standard IRA (as I'm sure his retirement tax % will be lower as his income will be much
lower). I'm obviously wanting him to do as much for himself now, rather than having to fully support him later. Any other
suggestions for this situation? Any feed back would be greatly appreciated.


Is one of his past problems the inability to save?

I think I would max out the 401k since the money goes in before he can spend it.
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