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pretax investments: Original post by Maggie McCormick of Demand Media When you use pretax dollars for your retirement investments, you reduce your tax bill for the current year. The government takes its cut of the money you invested when you withdraw it during your retirement years, or earlier if necessary. If you must withdraw the money early, you will usually have to pay a penalty, so only invest the money that you…

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