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What amount is a good amount to contribute to 401k?

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Max amount if you’re able to - $19.5k or $58k including employer match if you have mega backdoor Roth option too. I started young and have no regrets contributing the max amount. I now have $170k at 27 and it’s crazy how much it increases on a month to month basis.

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The max

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Maximize matching, if you don't have other debts to prioritize then max the IRS limit.

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I meant %

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The max % you can afford without going over the limit (whichever of the two you are using).

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At least up to your Company’s match (if any). But great to contribute all you can.

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Max. Megabackdoor to $58k if you can.

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What’s Megabackdoor?

I do 10% (all roth) and plan just hold that steady. Once my salary breaks 120k then I will prob add additional % to traditional 401k. I need to learn bout this back door stuff

Is roth better than traditional?

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