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May 13, 2019
Samantha Ealy graduated with a bachelor's degree and $70,000 in debt. She worked multiple jobs to pay off student loans, a car, medical bills and credit cards in three years. But looking back, Ealy sees a few missteps.
For example, one job offered a 401(k), but she didn't put in enough to qualify for an employer contribution, which she now regrets. “That was free money,” she says.
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