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|Subject: Re: Lump Sum vs Pension Annuity||Date: 3/21/2011 7:37 PM|
|Author: RoadScholar5||Number: 68674 of 76074|
"When interest rates are low, the lump sum value is higher than when interest rates are higher. That implies that now is an especially opportune time to take a lump sum."
I was wondering if you wouldn't mind explaining this a little further?
Why is the lump sum higher when interest rates are low?
The funds are being managed by a third party trustee and not under the control of the company. Still, the point about one in the hand versus two in the bush is well taken.
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