And you thought sticking to your own budget was tough.
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Don't just blow your tax refund on some Blu-rays or let it sit idle in your checking account again. Treat it like more than free money, this year spend it deliberately.
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So now that you know what your 401(k) is, you think you're all set for retirement? Think again. We've got a few more lessons to teach you before setting you off on your own.
If you're asking yourself this same question, you're in luck. Check out our intro to 401(k) planning to ensure that by the time you're drinking Ensure, you'll have a nice little nest egg to rely on.