Maybe yes, maybe not quite yet.
On the yes side, Joseph Kenney in a post makes a compelling argument for recent college grads to immediately start contributing to their employers’ 401(k) plans on their first job.
On the not quite yet side, Liz Pulliam Weston, a columnist for MSN Money, says first things first. Pay off that student loan and any outstanding credit card debt.
Obviously, there is no one right answer. It just depends.
Here are the links to the two articles.
Joseph Kenney on Retirement Planning for Recent College Grads.
Liz Pulliam Weston on How to Blitz Your College Debts.