There's Over $1.35 Trillion in Forgotten Retirement Accounts. Might Some of It Be Yours?
Which goes some way to explain the $1.35 trillion sitting in forgotten 401(k)s -- workplace retirement plans -- as of May last year. You can leave the money where it is, roll it into your own individual retirement account (IRA), or move it to your new employer's 401(k). In addition to getting lost, leaving your retirement savings with an old employer can get complicated over time.