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    Retirement Remorse: Why Raiding Your 401K Sucks

    Do we? Don’t we? That’s the question both my husband and I asked for weeks when we found ourselves in a financial pickle over a decade ago. At the time we had exhausted every other option and didn’t know what else to do, so we flipped the switch and did something we knew we shouldn’t do, we used our retirement savings. Have you ever done that? Made a decision about something in your life only to very quickly wish you could go back and have a do-over? Maybe we didn’t think about the long-term consequences but we sure did pay the price . Sadly our decision didn’t have an easy fix, because when you drain your 401K to…