Recent changes by the IRS have perked up interest in companies offering lump-sums to recipients of monthly defined benefit pensions. Most recently, General Electric (GE) announced was freezing its defined benefit plan and would be offering lump-sum options to 100,000 retirees. Lumps-sums are not new: AT&T, Ford and GM (Salaried only), and Allstate are among a myriad of companies offering lump-sums to retirees.

Read the full blog post by Leon LaBrecque on Forbes.com here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/leonlabrecque/2019/10/31/six-reasons-a-lump...

*We also revised our complimentary whitepaper on lump-sums which you can view here.

 

View Leon LaBrecque's Forbes contributor profile and other blog posts here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/leonlabrecque/

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