Hewitt Associates released a study last week that shows that companies that offer Roth 410(k) plans see similar enrollment levels and contribution rates to traditional 401(k) plans.

The Lincolnshire, Ill.-based company looked at 60,000 employees who worked for companies where the Roth 401(k)­­--only introduced Jan. 1, 2006--is offered. In the first three months, the average participation rate was 8%, Hewitt found.

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