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Re: 457 & Social Security - I'm confused!

Good point, Peter. I think as long as contributions are less than 7.5% of income, my employer will continue contributing to SS. I'll have to think about whether that is preferable. My employer doesn't contribute anything, but on the up side, i will be able to roll over into 401k, 403b, 457 or ira......
by karotte
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 457 & Social Security - I'm confused!
Replies: 16
Views: 1132

Re: 457 & Social Security - I'm confused!

Thanks for the responses. My employer (city govt) does pay into social security - they have been for the previous years i have worked for them. It's only since i started contributing to the 457 that they no longer contribute to SS. I guess I will move forward with the 457, given that I will likely w...
by karotte
Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:11 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 457 & Social Security - I'm confused!
Replies: 16
Views: 1132

457 & Social Security - I'm confused!

I recently started contributing the max to the 457(b) offered by my employer. In my most recent pay stubs, I noticed that neither I nor my employer has been contributing to social security...i think it's because I'm contributing more than 7.5% of my income to the 457b. My question is, what does this...
by karotte
Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:46 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 457 & Social Security - I'm confused!
Replies: 16
Views: 1132

Re: Starting a 457 - Portfolio Question

Thanks for your comments, K.I.S. After some digging, I found the ticker symbols and edited the original post to include these. Does this change your recommendation? Also, are these funds adequate as they are, or should I consider looking into the self directed brokerage acct with TD Ameritrade? And,...
by karotte
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:31 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a 457 - Portfolio Question
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Starting a 457 - Portfolio Question

Starting in 2013 I intend to fully fund my 457 account ($17,500), but am unsure which of these fund to pick. Any help is appreciated! Emergency funds: 6 months Debt: Student loan: $21,000 at 1.86% Tax Filing Status: married filing jointly Tax Rate: 25% Federal, 9.3% State State of Residence: CA Age:...
by karotte
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:21 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a 457 - Portfolio Question
Replies: 3
Views: 285

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