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Usually the advice is 'If you've got a defined-benefit plan available to you, make the best use of it; these things are rare and precious.' But since you might not be able to work for the necessary 18 years, that makes things kind of difficult.

For each plan:
- What are you required to contribute to it?
- What can you optionally contribute

The "new" plan sounds like a regular 403(b), with the employer kicking in 1%.

I wouldn't be seeking out any extra risk, not with markets the way they are right now.
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