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As I understand, with a 401K account a desired feature is an index fund. I`m totally new to all this and I`m lost and need direction. My employer offers different options through The Principal Financial Group. I ask, beg you my Foolish Friends of Knowledge, which of these accounts would most closely resemble an index fund? My choices are Bond Emphasis Balanced, Stock Emphasis Balanced, US Stock, Medium Company Blend, or Small Company Blend. Or is one of these an index fund? I didn`t list the Guaranteed 5 year, or Money Market, because that would be foolish to get into them, right?, and I want to be Foolish.
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