More than ever, people are digging into these retirement funds early. The odds aren't in their favor -- most who have a loan against their 401k end up defaulting.
A new study says many Americans will have to work into their 70s to afford retirement -- and low-income workers may still be on the job in their 80s.
Even though it's usually thought of as the very last resort for personal finance, more Americans are borrowing from their 401ks.
How does your 401k balance compare with that of other workers with a similar income?
The bipartisan proposal would make borrowing harder but repayment easier.
Nearly one-fifth of full-time employed Americans have raided retirement accounts in the past year to cover emergencies, according to a national survey.
The higher contribution limits make this plan an excellent retirement savings option, and it's easy to set up.
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