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Two 401k accounts with two employers, should I combine them? [duplicate]

I currently have two 401(k) investment accounts, one is with my old employer, whom I left in 2015, and the other is with my current employer. The old 401(k) has been steadily making money off my ...
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Is it advisable to rollover multiple 401k accounts? [duplicate]

I left my fulltime job mid 2017. I am not earning since then (no pay roll being generated). Since many years I have changed many jobs. Each job had a 401k plan which I maxed out every year. So I have ...
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Are most 401k providers comparable? [duplicate]

I will be needing to decide if I should roll my 401k from a previous job into the 401k at my current job. Are some companies which the employer has a 401k through much less appealing than others, or ...
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What to do with old company's 401k? [duplicate]

I have a 401k from a company I no longer work at. It's worth about 70k. What should I do with it? Is there any way I can roll it into something that I can use as part of a down payment for a house ...
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How can I consolidate multiple 401Ks?

I have multiple 401K's because I have worked for multiple companies. How can I consolidate these accounts? One problem is that the company that I prefer in terms of investing flexibility, is not the ...
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Former company acquired. Do I have to move my 401K investments, or can I leave them?

A broker called me to discuss my 401K investments that were made while I worked at a company that was recently acquired by another. The discussion is about rolling those investments from where they ...
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Why would I not rollover my 401k into an IRA when permitted?

Currently in the US there are circumstances which allow you to rollover your existing 401K into an IRA, such as when you change employers. You may also keep it in the existing employer's plan or roll ...
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What happens to a 401k if you leave your job indefinitely?

I currently have a 401k through my company. I'm saving nearly the maximum $17,500. While the company matches the first %6. If I leave in a couple of years I will be %50 vested and my balance will ...
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Self maintain my 401(k) if company offers no benefits?

I am switching jobs. My previous job offered a 401(k) plan and I contributed through payroll. My new company literally offers "no benefits at all" meaning no 401(k), healthcare, etc. How can I still ...
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What are my options if my previous employer does not transfer my 401(k)?

I recently (1yr ago) changed jobs and my previous employer has not transferred my 401(k) contributions. I have sent them several emails regarding this. Their typical response is that they are working ...
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401k withdraw funds or switch companies?

I recently left my job. They provided a 401k and its currently at ~$10K. What do I do now? I'm relatively young and this is my first time dealing with a 401k. My questions are... Do I have to ...
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Should you always rollover a 401k to a personal IRA after leaving a company?

As far as I know, all 401ks charge recurring fees to the employees. Some even charge percentage fees based on your balance. This is on top of the fund fees you'd have to pay for Fidelity/Vanguard/etc ...
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My previous and current employers both use Fidelity for 401(k). Does it make sense to rollover?

I hope the title is descriptive enough. Basically my previous employer and my current employer are both using Fidelity to manage my 401(k) accounts. I'm wondering whether it makes sense to rollover ...
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Help me understand this sentence on a 401(k) distribution / rollover form

In February I changed jobs. My former job provided a 401(k), and my new job also provides a 401(k). I am filling out the forms to do a direct rollover from one to the other, for the full amount. The ...
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401k rollover and share value?

At my previous job, lets says say I invested my $10,000 in shares worth 85$/share for a total of 116 units. I've started at a new company and am opening a new 401k account with their investor. If ...

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