Four Ways to Tell If Your 401(k) Plan is Being Mismanaged

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox - 401(k)s
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox - 401(k)s

With many people worried about Social Security, and more employers doing away with traditional pension plans, the 401(k) is taking on a greater significance for those planning for retirement. But how do you know if the 401(k) plan offered by your employers is a good one -- or a poorly run one?

Experts say there are definite warning signs you should be aware of. Here are four ways to spot when your 401(k) is being mismanaged: