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Title

Default annuities: umbrella funds show the way

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-17-2016

Abstract

The joy of most defined-benefit (DB) funds is that, at retirement, you, as a member, can move seamlessly from being a contributing member to receiving a predefined pension for the rest of your and your partner’s life. The downside is that you cannot leave any retirement savings to your heirs – the pension dies with you, or your partner.