Retirement savings get raided by 35% of laid-off workers

July 18, 2012   // 0 Comments

(USA TODAY) The number of displaced workers has risen dramatically since the start of the Great Recession, and this year a third of them had to raid retirement savings to make ends meet. Making matters worse, many who have lost their jobs have defaulted on 401(k) loans, causing taxes and penalties to further deplete their retirement savings. "Of greatest concern are those who are in their 40s...

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