The maximum amount workers can contribute to a 401(k) for 2018 is $18,500 if they’re younger than age 50. That’s a $500 increase from 2017, when the contribution limit was $18,000.What are the contribution limits for an individual 401k?
The 2017 Individual 401k contribution limits are $54,000 and $60,000 if age 50 or older. The annual Individual 401k contribution consists of 2 parts a salary deferral contribution and a profit sharing contribution.How much should I have in my 401k?
Ideally, you should have at least one year’s worth of income in your 401k. That means if you make $60,000, you should have at least that much saved in your 401k. Age 40 Once you hit 40, you should have at least three years’ worth of income in your 401k.