This post by Jill Schlesinger originally appeared on CBS' MoneyWatch.com.
In this episode of "Editor-At-Large", I practically beg a young worker to use his employer's retirement plan, if only to get the match! Why are people so willing to leave free money on the table?
Jill Schlesinger is the Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com. Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch, she was the Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.