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Author: jeffbrig Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308517  
Subject: Re: Borrowing from your 401(k) Date: 8/20/2013 9:33 AM
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Does it make sense to borrow from a 401(k)? That depends upon the circumstances.

Well, if your crystal ball is working, borrowing from your 401k is a nice hedge against a bear market. I wish I'd borrowed about $200k in late 2007, lol. Assuming you keep the borrowed funds to repay the loan, you preserve capital, and add extra funds in the form of interest.
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