Definition of 401-k in English :

Define 401-k in English

401-k meaning in English

Meaning of 401-k in English

Pronunciation of 401-k in English

401-k pronunciation in English

Pronounce 401-k in English


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1. 401-k, 401-k plan

a retirement savings plan that is funded by employee contributions and (often) matching contributions from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments yourself

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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nounWord forms: plural 401(k)s or 401(k)'s
a type of retirement plan in which each eligible employee is allowed to put a percentage of wages or salary into a tax-deferred account that typically offers a variety of savings and investment options
such an account

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