I 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:
- I have lots of friends who are finishing up medical school, so “Match Day” means something else to me.
- I hate that my company has a 401(k) Match Day.
- Wait– other companies do 401(k) matching in a once-yearly lump sum too?!?!?
- 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.