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Pension Decision #1 – Lump Sum or Monthly Payments?
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Pension Decision 1 – Lump Sum or Monthly PaymentsIf you have a pension that you’ll be able to draw upon during retirement, then there’s a good chance that you’re in a better financial position with respect to retirement than many others. The more sources you have to draw upon for retirement income; not just pensions, but also Social Security benefits, as well as your IRA and 401(k) accounts; the better. But many pensions provide their beneficiaries with a choice on how to receive their benefits: either to receive monthly payments for the rest of their lives, or to receive a single lump sum as soon as they retire. ...

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