1/25/13 – When It's Ok to Plunder a 401(k) Before You Retire (Wall Street Journal)

That little drip, drip, drip you hear might be money leaking from your retirement account.

In a report last week, the budgeting website HelloWallet estimated that about one-fourth of all households have tapped a 401(k) or similar account for needs unrelated to retirement, a trend it attributes to Americans’ inability to put cash aside for a rainy day.

Read the full article at the Wall Street Journal.