No one said being an adult was easy. I have a growing list of “adulting” activities that I need to cross off because most of them are too intimidating to me. The first to get crossed off my list – Fix your 401k.
I recently signed up for my 401k through my company to stop that nagging feeling that I was not saving for my retirement. I guess saying “that’s a problem for future Lauren” wasn’t going to cut it.
But I found out quickly, my company couldn’t help me figure out all the legal jargon and paperwork that comes with setting up a 401k. I had questions like “What percentage of my paycheck should be saved?”, “What should I be investing in that will help me reach my long-term goals?”.
So I set up my account on my own and hoped for the best. Which is not the best idea because your 401k should not be DIY.
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Through their free 401k analysis, I was faced with so many questions that I couldn’t answer. I had no idea what funds I had invested in or if my portfolio was based on retirement horizon and risk profile. Going through their analysis, I felt like I was actually
Going through their free analysis, I felt like I was finally being an adult because Blooom could help me with these answers AND get me right on track.
With their service, you can get:
- An analysis of your current employer-sponsored retirement plan and uncover any unnecessary hidden fees
- Optimization of your funding choices
- Piece of mind that your nest egg is expert hands
With financial experts watching over your money, you now have the freedom to focus on the other adulting activities like learning how to jump-start a car battery or properly hang pictures!