Tag: 401(k)

Leaving a Job? Here’s How to Rollover a 401(k)

Back in April I took a big career leap and left my steady desk job for the thrill of joining a start-up – where I still have a desk and a steady paycheck, but you know what I mean.  I

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Yes, You Do Need an Emergency Fund (talking to you, indebted millennials)

The first time my parent’s threw me a surprise party, I almost called their bluff because of a pack of Bubble Tape. It was 1998 and the eve of my ninth birthday. In an effort to get me out of

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Spell Check Ruined Millennials #LOL

Social media didn’t ruin millennials. Copious participation trophies didn’t ruin millennials. A bad economy didn’t ruin millennials. Spell check ruined millennials. Spell check is the original “Google it.” Spell check meant we no longer had to educate ourselves with those

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Breaking Down 401(k) and IRAs, Millennial Style

Part II in my on-going series about retirement accounts. Read Part I here and Part III here. More than half of the American millennial population are in debt. Please, hold your gasps of disbelief. A week doesn’t pass without a

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A 401(k) Restored My Childhood Belief in Magic

Almost a year ago, I landed my first “career job.” After a year of barely making ends meet, it was a relief to have a small, but steady, paycheck. Even more exciting than the reliable paycheck was getting my first

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