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$2.4 Trillion
Total assets of 401(k) plans at the end of 2005.
The average account balance increased 50%
from 1999 to $102,014. Sixty-eight percent of
assets were invested in equities.

Sources: Investment Company Institute/
Employee Benefit Research Institute.

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