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if you want to retire early

Posted on: December 15, 2020 at 21:01:04 CT
meatiger MU
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you definitely don't want too much money in tax deferred accounts which would be subject to penalty.

For sure, also earn enough so you can walk away if you wish too. I go to the point of a salary where doing a Roth401K made no tax sense. Fortunately, I found an advisor that got be to contribute to Roth IRA, and I rolled a 401K to an IRA, and then to a Roth IRA and paid taxes years ago. My next goal is to build the non-qualified investments that will be taxed as capital gains..or I can move them to dividend stocks when I am ready. It can be a big pain to do oneself, so having a financial advisor does help with strategy. The part that sucks with them is they charge a lot by % of total invested...which is a lot more as you get more money.
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     Here is the problem I have run into on contributing more - MU-TULSA MU - 12/17 13:24:52
          So you have a general investment account tied to the 401k? - TigerFan92 STL - 12/17 22:46:30
               You should be able to retrieve all of your Roth 401k deposit - tiger4real MU - 12/18 14:17:38
               Well the problem occurred when they sold the company and - MU-TULSA MU - 12/18 10:17:49
          HSAs are a great thing - meatiger MU - 12/16 15:53:59
               Only had it two years so I am the max $5K times 2 - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 19:32:39
                    yep..did same thing - meatiger MU - 12/16 22:37:43
          Your break even age is about 78 - tiger4real MU - 12/16 15:16:57
               That is why I might take it early(nm) - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 19:34:14
               Sorry meant for below(nm) - tiger4real MU - 12/16 15:21:08
          yikes that is exactly what I am worried about but good - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 13:41:59
               RE: yikes that is exactly what I am worried about but good - scan MU - 12/16 13:59:25
                    got it. likely similar but I don't think i'll get a package - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 19:33:46
     Yes, I support this decision. - tiger4real MU - 12/15 20:26:32
          That is true. Roth benefits the lower income more so the guv - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 10:38:26
     You hit the one big negative (potentially) of a Roth. - GA Tiger MU - 12/15 19:10:12
          I have some dividend and will transfer more that way when - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 10:40:34
     I think you are on the right track.....need three buckets to - Sarazen KC - 12/14 18:08:37
          Agree. I think what compounds the challenge is if you retir - TigerFan92 STL - 12/15 09:09:29
               The problem with "taking it easy" late - meatiger MU - 12/15 14:58:57
                    That's me I am debt free and my 401K is plenty high if I - TigerFan92 STL - 12/15 17:18:06
                         if you want to retire early - meatiger MU - 12/15 21:01:04
                              yeah trying to figure it out is a challenge but saves $ - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 10:36:21
                                   Your decision about what to do now is not - Sarazen KC - 12/16 15:22:50
                                        Once you put money in a tax deferred account - meatiger MU - 12/16 15:52:29
                                             You can revisit your decision on percentages going - Sarazen KC - 12/16 23:10:13
                                             I think he is saying if I am 25-75 Roth-Traditional that nex - TigerFan92 STL - 12/16 19:35:48
                                                  yes.. - meatiger MU - 12/16 22:36:31

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