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Retirement Programs and Employee Benefits

Outline the differences that exist among the various types of retirement programs available. Which retirement program, in your opinion, provides the most benefit to employees? Explain your choice.

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A pension plan is a benefit that an employee receives from an employer or organization that provides retirement income until termination of the covered employee or by a time limit previously agreed upon. Two types of pensions exist: defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans. A defined plan explains what a specified monthly benefit will be at retirement age while a defined contribution plan allows ...

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This solution discusses differences between retirement programs with respect to employee benefits.

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