Susan Tompor: Cut yourself a break. Don’t look at your 401(k)


Not dwelling on the gruesome losses on Wall Street. Not looking at your 401(k) every other minute.The old adages grew much harder to follow in March as we watched the Dow plunge by more than 30% from the records set just a month ago.The pocketbook realities of COVID-19 have hit us everywhere from our workplaces to our 401(k) plans.One reader in West Bloomfield, Mich., emailed me confidentially: “I’m not selling, buying or checking my account. Not much I can do to change what happens now.”We’re looking at loss all around us. Loss of savings. Loss of jobs. Loss of lives.So, maybe, not looking at…

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