How would rolling over my 401(k) to a Traditional IRA affect my contribution limit for 2017?

I am leaving my job with an employer sponsored 401(k). I want to roll that over to a traditional IRA without cashing out anything. I have approximately $16,000 in the 401(k) and I already have a Roth IRA with about $1,700 contributed for the year. What happens when I rollover my 401(k), can I still contribute to my Roth up to the $5,500 for the year? Or do I have to stop for the year due to the adding of money into a new retirement account? I'm 27 years old and married if that helps.

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April 2017
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Your rollover from the 401(k) plan to an IRA rollover stands as a single and separate transaction. It will have no effect on your contribution limits to a new employer's 401(k), and/or a contribution to a Roth IRA. You should be entirely safe to make this transaction without any concern about interfering with the current 2017 contribution limits to other plans. I hope this helps and good luck.

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