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Why Do 401(k) Plans Confuse Employees?

Posted on 9/14/2014 by Mike Walsh in about 401k 401k 401(k) plans 401(k) Investing 401k Education 401k Literacy 401(k) Confusion

There are lots of reasons why employees are confused by their 401(k) plans. Two primary reasons are most people have never taken any investment courses and financial service firms have a vested interest in the public not being educated about investments.

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What Happened To My Bond Mutual Fund Value In My 401k Plan Last Quarter?

Posted on 11/1/2013 by Mike Walsh in Bond Fund 401k 401k plan value bond fund price change average effective duration bond prices and interest rates bond funds and interest rates Q2 2013 401k bond fund value inverse relationship

During the next two weeks lots of investors will realize their Bond Funds lost value in the second quarter.

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