Don't Pay for School by Borrowing Against Your 401K

Borrowing against a 401K may seem like a good idea when you need a short term loan to cover next semester's tuition until your company's tuition reimbursement kicks in. However, Carmen Wong Ulrich explains why it's not the best move and how you can borrow smarter to pay for your education and keep your credit clean.




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