Advice on How to Move Your Prior Employers 401(k) Plan Money to Your Own IRA
Thursday, January 5th, 2012
Long gone are the days when you’d work your entire adult life at a single job, build up a great pension after 30 or 40 years of service, then retire and live on those pension benefits. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the average American worker will change jobs every three and a half years.
Instead of offering pension plans, employers have shifted to offering 401(k) plans. With a 401(k) plan the obligations are now on the employee to contribute funds directly and to decide how to invest those funds. Employees are also responsible for eventually...
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