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>>a defined benefit plan is one qualified under IRS rules for certain tax benefits, and a 457
plan is not. <<

OK Pixy,
please explain what you mean by "tax benefits." All I know is that this plan DOES lower my taxable income.
And yes, I do plan to voluntarily move all the money in all the accounts in my 457 to one vendor, and annuitize it over my life time.
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