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Survey: How old are you and what's your 401K, IRA, 403b, etc. worth?

Old 04-02-07, 10:54 AM
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Survey: How old are you and what's your 401K, IRA, 403b, etc. worth?

I like the post this thread once a year cause I think it's interesting. I'll start: 34 years and $70,500.
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Nothing on home equity? That is part of my retirement savings as well!
Old 04-02-07, 11:30 AM
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I'm 27 and it's worth about 15 grand. It's a 403(b)
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I'm 32 and my 401k is $120k.
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I'm not comfortable discussing this with you, but I couldn't resist posting.
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36 and $0

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Must be nice?

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Old 04-02-07, 12:02 PM
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it's enough, but I agree with Abs, that is only a part of the larger picture of what I will have when I retire

A more interesting question is how much do you think you will need to retire and why?

health care cost being the number one reason why many people probably won't retire when they want to or when they think they can.
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I'm 29 and 115K in total (401(k) and Rollover IRA). Is there any way to get more money in there if you max it out every year (legally of course)?
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I fully expect to have somewhere in the ballpark of $3m in today's dollars at retirement. I don't even think that is close to being enough though
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Originally Posted by ChiTownAbs, Inc
I fully expect to have somewhere in the ballpark of $3m in today's dollars at retirement. I don't even think that is close to being enough though
Certainly it depends on what one's lifestyle is. With that much, and everything paid off, I'd retire today and have more money than I would know what to do with.
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Certainly it depends on what one's lifestyle is. With that much, and everything paid off, I'd retire today and have more money than I would know what to do with.
with my luck, I'll get hit by a bus on the first day of retirement.
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41 years old and $400k but I'm including home equity.
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21....and 26,000 in the bank and cd's............hahahahah i need to learn about all this IRA stuff
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33. $160K in the Canadian equivalent - RRSPs.

Goal: Retire by 55, at the latest.
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Originally Posted by Checkmate
I'm 29 and 115K in total (401(k) and Rollover IRA). Is there any way to get more money in there if you max it out every year (legally of course)?
Not that I'm aware of. You can always buy stocks/funds/DRIPs on their own though and use that as part of your retirement "plan". Of course you aren't going to get any of the tax savings from traditional retirement investments.
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48 and not nearly enough
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36 and $0

??? Uh... that's nothing to be happy about!
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
??? Uh... that's nothing to be happy about!
His money is elsewhere.

Things like 401ks, etc are useful if you're a working pleeb and make a salary.

For the self-employed, they're of limited usefulness. I myself am now self-employed and hide most of my money in my corporation.

I'm surprised kvrdave is only 36. I thought it someone until their mid-40s to grow that much hair on their body.
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25 and Social Security Big money, Big money!!
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
??? Uh... that's nothing to be happy about!

It's my understanding that he has his own little slum empire he lords over and he's hoping the serfs will take care of him in his old age

I'm also surprised kvrdave's only 36, I thought he was atleast 10 years older.
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29, and I don't know how much is in my 401K. Probably not much since I only take out like 1% of each paycheck. I haven't adjusted it or even checked on it since I started working my current job 8 years ago. I just don't care about it.
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
??? Uh... that's nothing to be happy about!


I had bliss with my ignorance, and you even took that from me.

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