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Subject:  Re: 401(k) job change Date:  11/29/1998  9:11 AM
Author:  dswartz Number:  6836 of 76094

Is this for real? There are 401K plans that match what you roll into them?! I find that extremely hard to believe, for a number of reasons. 1) matches are a company's way to reward loyal, hardworking employees (or to keep them from leaving :]). Why reward someone for the work they did for another company? 2) If you worked at X and got $$$ matching and then quit to go work at Y, if they matched the $$$ also, this would probably violate either IRS regs or the Federal law that covers 401K plans.

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