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Why I Took Out a 401K Loan

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Two years ago I took out a 401K loan to pay off my personal loan. Don’t gasp. Don’t shake your head. Don’t judge, or be judged, remember? Most financial bloggers recommend to never borrow from your 401K. They are right: the risks of taking out a 401K loan outweigh the benefits by far. However, I believe that there is no… Read more »

How Realism and Creativity Can Help You Get Out of Debt

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