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<< Take a look at your options. How much can you put away? Is it more than you can in an IRA or Roth? What are your choices of investments? While the load is unreasonable, the effect of the tax defferal is still pretty good if you have exhausted your alternatives. >>

I agree with TiggerToo. I had a similar choice several years ago. When the choice was investing in the 401k vs investing in an after-tax account, I chose the 401k to get the tax deferral.

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