How to Take Charge of Your 401(k)

Were you auto-enrolled? How to shift gears to active management of your 401(k).

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4. Track the returns in your 401(k). Using sites like Morningstar.com, make sure the funds offered by your employer are at least keeping pace with similar funds. It's a good idea to conduct this benchmarking exercise annually, Moore says. If your funds are lagging, talk with your financial advisor about how and when to move some of your investments to different funds that are more likely to keep you on track with your goals.