Starting your own business allows you flexibility and control of your financial future. While the thought of writing yourself a check from 401k funds to start a business may sound easy, there are several steps to consider while thoroughly reviewing the process. There are tax penalties to understand and if your business doesn’t pan out as well as you had hoped, you could lose more than your retirement funds.
The use of additional resources such as a financial planner or a retirement plan administrator will help you review options. You may have the option to roll over 401k funds into … Read more at 2009 Tax.