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Hello-
New to this board and website. Looking forward to reading all of the past posts. Here is my story and my question.
I'm 25 and work for an educational company that is owned by the Washington Post. I get full benefits, fat bonus at the end of the year and a 401K that I am fully vested in and get this-my company matches 100%! I guess I can say that I am "sitting pretty right now" and will be for awhile because I love my job so much.

401K started in Jan and I have about $350 in it. I am investing about 2% (does that make sense?). I had to pick where I wanted my money to go to (stocks, etc). Not sure what I picked but now I am wondering what I should have picked. My paycheck says $350.00. Is that really what I am going to get? How does this work exactly? Can someone give me a quick, easy response? Don't want to bother you all too much! I really want to maximize this and am wondering what is the best solution. Very risky or in moderation? I'm not planning on leaving my job anytime soon and love the fact that my company is mathing it $1 to $1.

Any advice would be great.
Take care,
Sophiathecat
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