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Welcome to the Fool jstblush,

While I can't comment on the funds, if they do have high fees and there is no employer match, then you are probably better off contributing first to a Roth IRA (if eligible) and then to a taxable account where you can choose low cost funds. With the new lower long term capital gains taxes in effect, taxable accounts have become a good choice in many cases.

Look at comparable funds at Vanguard, TIAA-CREF or Fidelity and see the difference in fees. If it is significant, then it may be time to ditch the 401K. The other option is to for your husband to lobby his employer for better 401K choices.

Adenovir
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