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Is a Roth 401k Better than a Traditional 401k?

Originally posted on The Small Investor:
We’ve all heard the conventional wisdom.  If you have an old, stodgy traditional IRA you should convert to a snazzy new Roth IRA.  There is now even a new Roth 401k.  Sure, you’ll need to pay all of the taxes since the money was initially invested tax-deferred and the conversion requires that the taxes…

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401k – Hidden Fees

Workers week after week for decades have shoveled cash into their 401(k) mutual funds, thinking they are efficient wealth generators. They didn’t know that many were overpriced losers. Buried in the fine print were hefty account fees sucking tens of thousands out of retirement nest eggs. A majority of Americans dependent on their 401(k) retirement portfolios didn’t know they can

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