Pension Plans

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Big pension funds dumped the wrong things last year — as usual

Well, the geniuses running the world’s top pension funds did it again. Once again they managed to avoid investing in the things they should have been investing in, while investing in things they shouldn’t have been investing in — with the all-too-predictable result that the insight you really wanted to hear a year ago wasn’t a list […]

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Retirement

Lump-Sum vs. Regular Pension Payments Differences

Lump-Sum vs. Regular Pension Payments: An Overview So you are on the verge of retirement, and you are faced with a difficult choice regarding the defined-benefit pension plan you are fortunate enough to have: Should you accept the traditional, lifetime monthly payments or take a lump-sum distribution instead? Understandably, you might be tempted to go with the […]

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Social Security

Retirement Plans: Pensions vs. Social Security

Pension vs. Social Security: An Overview There are many different types of income that retired folks draw on, depending on what their life was like during their working days. Two of the most widely-known income streams today include pensions and Social Security, two programs funded and structured in totally different ways. Pensions are typically workplace retirement plans, in […]

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