Nest Egg Rebound: Surging Stocks Lift 401(k) Accounts

For much of this year, Melissa Roukous couldn't bear to read her 401(k) statement. The stock market collapse of 2008 drained more than 35 percent from her retirement account and steep market declines earlier this year gave her little reason for optimism. "For a while, I felt hopeless about my future," said the marketing executive from Boca Raton, Fla. But, with the stock market recovering more than 3,400 points since bottoming out in March, Roukous, 39, said her fear of peeking at her...Full Story
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