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9 Questions You Need to Answer About Your 401(k) Plan

Use our checklist to ensure you're getting the most from a new or existing 401(k) plan.

A version of this article originally appeared in April 2016. 

Ever feel like there's not enough of your paycheck to go around? This can be true particularly in the early years of your career when you're likely earning less relative to what you'll be making later in your working life. On top of that, you may still be saddled with student debt, or saving for short-term goals like a car or a downpayment on a home.