The contribution limits to IRAs and other retirement plans will stay the same in 2011 as they were in 2010.  The contribution limit to an IRA will remain at $5,000 for people under the age of 50, and $6,000 for people age 50 and older.  The contribution limit to a 401(k) plan will remain at $16,500 for those under the age of 50, and $22,000 for those age 50 and older.