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For bonuses, is it best to put into 401k or Roth? Why? This finance stuff boggles me lol

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This isn’t a black and white answer, lots of variables to consider: your income, retirement plan, current investment vehicle allocation, etc.

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At certain income levels, the choice becomes pretty clear because the IRS restricts what you can do. Can't answer this question without knowing salary and filling status.

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Roth because won’t qualify when you make more money and the gains will tax free when you retire

401k since it will help reduce your taxable income for the year

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