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What You Should Know About Your 401(k) if You Leave Your Job

If the unthinkable happens and you find yourself out of a job, it's doubtful that the first thing on your mind would be your retirement plan. Still, it's important to be prepared if the worst happens so you can focus on more significant things. With our economy still shedding jobs at a substantial rate, forewarned is forearmed.

Below is a video of Joe Goldberg, my colleague at Buckingham Asset Management, explaining what you need to know about your retirement plan if you find yourself out of a job.

Further reading: There are a number of additional great resources on MoneyWatch regarding 401(k)s.

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