(Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of columns on retirement by Jim Cramer, founder of TheStreet , and Wally Konrad, former senior editor for Smart Money magazine. To read the first installment, click here. The second article is here, and the third is here)NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- If you're leaving a job, or worse, suddenly laid off, the last thing on your mind is your retirement account. You mean to get around to rolling your money over into an IRA, but the world has turned upside down and you're faced with more urgent priorities such as beginning a painful job search or grabbing the best retirement options.
Cramer on Retirement: What to Do With Old 401(k)s
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