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401(k) Match Day

bag of moneyI was catching up on some of the blogs I follow, and a post over at Thousandaire caught my eye. The post was titled “401k Match Day is like a Holiday.” I had a few immediate reactions to the post:

  1. I have lots of friends who are finishing up medical school, so “Match Day” means something else to me.
  2. I hate that my company has a 401(k) Match Day.
  3. Wait– other companies do 401(k) matching in a once-yearly lump sum too?!?!?
  4. 401(k) Match Day is like getting a tax refund. I’ve been meaning to write about how I hate tax refunds too, I should probably write something.

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