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Those who were savvy enough, and got their 401K matches in company stock (3 or 5% or whatever) were often richly rewarded. For example, WCOM stock rose by a factor of 40 over the past 12 years. GE stock has gone up by 40 since the early 80s

Well I dont know about everyone but you hit the nail on the head for me.Mine has been because of WalMart stock.

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