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  2. How much saved for retirement?

    Pretty straightforward question here- curious to know how much other users have saved for retirement so far. This includes IRA/401k/etc. Age: 25 Retirement: 40k (Traditional) 401k saving for retirement Saving asset investing to Wednesday, January 24, 2018 ...

    99 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 9:09pm -

  3. Whats a good 401k strategy?

    Incoming FT Analyst. I do have plans to attend B-school years later, so I am looking to save some money. But I dont want to just save money for B-school. Would like it for traveling, retirement, etc. Anyone know an ideal savings strategy? I havent started ...

    115 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2013 - 1:11pm -

  4. Maxing out 401(k) as a first year analyst?

    The max 401(k) contribution this year is $17,500. On a first year analyst comp (~120k salary+projected bonus), does it make sense to contribute all $17,500? That is a sizable chunk that greatly affects my monthly budget. Also, it seems like I'd likel ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2014 - 11:02pm -

  5. 401k Allocation

    How should I allocate my 401k if I'm 24? The following are the options: Target Date T. Rowe Price Retirement Income T. Rowe Price Retirement 2005 T. Rowe Price Retirement 2010 T. Rowe Price Retirement 2015 T. Rowe Price Retirement 2020 T. Rowe Price ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2013 - 2:12pm -

  6. Traditional 401k vs Roth 401K

    Hey all, did a search in the forums and extensive research online, and am trying to decide which option is better for people starting in finance (assuming all things else are equal: employer matches etc). Would be very grateful to any advice or wisdom sha ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2013 - 11:24pm -

  7. What to do with old 401K and who should I use?

    I have an old 401K from my old employer. Right now I am keeping it with my banks old 401K provider, JH Pensions. I am trying to figure out what the best move would be. Should I move my 401K and roll it into a Traditional IRA or a Roth IRA? Should I leave ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2012 - 12:13pm -

  8. Should I interview for these positions, or would it be a waste of time?

    I graduated with a BS in Finance in '09, and due to a combination of poor networking, the state of the industry at the time, and bad luck, I was never able to land an internship while in undergrad nor a banking job upon graduation. Despite decent gra ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2011 - 3:30pm -

  9. Converting 401k to Real Estate

    Does anyone know if it is easy/possible to take your 401k and invest it in real estate such as an apartment building? Assuming it is enough to purchase the building 401k ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2011 - 1:44pm -

  10. Do banks offer discretionary end-of-year 401k contribution/bonus?

    If so, which ones? And how much? If they do one for 5%, is it 5% of your base salary or 5% of your paycheck? (I feel like it's the 1st one because 2nd one sounds like a cheapo) 401k ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 8 2019 - 3:46pm -

  11. Funding MBA with Retirement Account?

    Full-time MBA with no scholarship is a HUGE financial decision, we all know it. But is there a way to use some of our retirement saving to fund this two-year venture? I have to admit I know next to nothing about my retirement accounts and how to minimize ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2015 - 11:48am -

  12. 401k & pension at BB...more important than bonus?

    I was curious to know people could tell me what the typical 401k matching & pension plans are at their BB, or ones they worked for previously From my understanding speaking to a number of individuals, this can reveal hidden compensation that far outwe ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2011 - 9:52am -

  13. Morgan Stanley 401k plan- any match?

    Any 401k match for IBD analysts? 401k ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2011 - 2:48pm -

  14. 401k Matching Question

    Hey all, Looking for some advice on 401k plan. Would it always be best to max out the 401k? With a base salary of 55k and employer matching of 50% up 15%, should I go for the full max of 15% if I can afford it? I'm fortunate enough not to have rent p ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2010 - 10:43pm -

  15. Where to put money instead of 401k?

    I will be starting my job in August and I was just looking at the firm's 401k plan. They match 25% of up to the first 6 % of my eligible compensation saved. Basically, for every 4 dollars I save they firm adds $1. Now, I am thinking about saving and ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 1:13pm -

  16. 401K option?

    Could anyone give some insights & thoughts which firm is better for keeping your 401K? Fidelity vs. Vanguard My new firm has Vanguard as a vendor and now i am debating myself whether i should roll over previous savings from Fidelity or not. Thanks in ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2010 - 6:37pm -

  17. Investing for 401(k)

    Hello Monkeys, Just wanted your take on this. I max out my 401(k). I am just starting out so my saving hasn't hit 18.5 yet. But I want to get off to a good start. Right now, the company I work for manages my portfolio. However, I am seeing that with ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 24 2018 - 12:14am -

  18. 401K Question- Moved to new firm- Need WSO's help

    WSO- I need your help. I moved to a new firm and need to make decision on my 401K funds accrued from my previous firm. I have 2 options. One, rollover funds to new firm. Or second, withdraw entire or partial funds in cash. Question is, not that I'm t ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2016 - 5:07pm -

  19. Poetic Justice: Lehman 401k Sues Fuld

    Though I'm afraid they'll find it's too little, too late, someone is finally taking Dick Fuld to task for cratering Lehman Brothers and helping himself to hundreds of millions in compensation while he ran the company into the ground. In a r ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2010 - 6:16am -

  20. Deductions (Health and 401k)

    I'm moving to a BB in NYC (I'm foreign) and have no clue what the deductions from my paycheck will be other than taxes. How does health insurance usually work for BB? Do I pay some fee or does the company cover that? Should I pay for 401k being ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2012 - 4:06pm -

  21. What are the different forms of investment vehicles available in 401k plan?

    A 401k plan offers various types of investment vehicles. You can invest your 401k fund in following form of investments. 1)Bonds 2)stocks 3)Mutual Funds 4)Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 5)Derivatives 6)Features 7)Options 8)Swap To know more about these inve ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2012 - 1:42am -

  22. What is 401k risk profile?

    What is 401k risk profile. I want to get the details of 401k risk profile? 401k 401k plan 401k limits ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2012 - 6:07am -

  23. Question about 401k, insurance, etc prior to FT

    Hey guys, so I am starting full time soon in a boutique. I am gathering all my documents and figuring out what plan I should choose and it's pretty confusing, so i was wondering if anyone with experience can help. Here is my situation with my 401k: M ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2010 - 4:59am -