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Paycheck or Pot of Gold Study

MetLife commissioned research, which was conducted by Harris Poll among more than 700 defined benefit and defined contribution plan participants, to examine individuals' decision-making process and experience when it comes to choosing between guaranteed income payments or a one-time lump sum payment from a workplace retirement plan.

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View key findings from the study

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