(Bloomberg) -- A profit center. A silent fee. One more kick inthe pants.

Those are a few of the ways divorce lawyers describe the feethat many 401(k) plan participants have to pay when theyneed to divide a retirement account in a divorce. As more wealth accumulates indefined-contribution plans and divorcing baby boomers move tosplit it up, more retirement savers are getting to know a littleabbreviation that packs a big punch in frustration andexasperation.


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