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Why clients shouldn’t use retirement savings to pay off debt Employees with debts who transfer jobs and have the option to withdraw their retirement savings are likely to cash out these savings, according to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Retirement investors who are making such withdrawals are missing out on the growth of investments that he or she would have earned. Clients should be able to weigh how much it would cost to withdraw and pay down debt, versus keeping the funds in a retirement investment account, which could outpace the level of savings realized from paying down debt, according to EBRI.  --The Washington Post

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