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5 Reasons to Let a Sleeping 401(k) Lie

Unique investment options and legal protections may make staying put better than rolling over.

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"I've got this old 401(k) just sitting there; I need to figure out what to do with it."

My response to friends and family members in that predicament is usually pretty unequivocal: Roll it over.

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Christine Benz does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.