What does 401-k mean?

Definitions for 401-k

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 401-k.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 401-k plan, 401-k(noun)

    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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 401-k in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 401-k in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Katherine Dean:

    When you take money out [of a 401(k)], that’s money that goes against getting a scholarship.

  2. George Walper:

    Some people turn off their 401(k) contributions immediately. They say I'm not going to put any more in.

  3. Shai Akabas:

    Many groups have looked at Social Security or 401(k)s or tax preferences, we are looking at how the pieces interact as a system.

  4. Adam Vega:

    Somebody earning $300,000 is still considering a 401(k) strategy, it's more about the tax benefit - not that they need to save more money.

  5. Kate McBride:

    Any advice to do a rollover must now be in the best interest of the investor, it means that many people will stay in their 401(k)s instead.

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