Sensible-Investor guide to 403-b fund sites

These are some useful sites for people with 403-b retirement funds, which are the counterpart of 401-k accounts for non-profits and the public sector. The sites are in the following categories:

I. Explanations of 403-b funds (and their frequent shortcomings)

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  III. Getting out of a restrictive 403-b

  IV. More Web sites about 403-b plans



I.  Explanations of 403-b funds (and their frequent shortcomings)

"Quick Reference Guide to 403-bs" from Quicken.com

"Frequently Asked Questions about 403-bs" by 403Bwise.com

"Teachers: Do your 403-b homework" by Scott Burns, personal finance columnist of the Dallas Morning News.

"Plans: The Benefit That Sometimes Isn't: Why this plan doesn't measure up to the 401-k"

"Quick Reference Guide to 403-bs" by Quicken.com

II. Advocacy to improve what your 403-b plan offers

“403-bill of Rights” by 403bwise.com

“Shark Attack” from American Teacher

“7 Ways to Lobby for a Better 401-k Plan” by SmartMoney (most or all the suggestions apply to 403-b funds too).

"What to Do with Your 403-b" by Hap Bryant.

III. Getting out of a restrictive 403-b by establishing a 403-b(7) plan

"What to Do with Your 403-b" by Hap Bryant.

IV. More Web sites about 403-b plans

"403-b Resources on the Web" (Morningstar.com)

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