I have an IRA with a discount online brokerage company and somehow they let me overspend on my account. I bought something and I ended up paying more because the transaction went through the day ...
Why is there such disparity of max contribution limits between 401K accounts and regular IRA accounts?
In 2011, regular IRA accounts allowed only $5,000 maximum contribution, while 401K accounts allowed up to $16,500. Why is there such a disparity? Why do tax advantages favor employees of large ...
Are 401K and IRA contribution limits increasing next year? If so, what are the new limits? Thank you!! (Edit - I updated question to reflect 2013, and will update my answer accordingly)