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Lump-sum or monthly pension or?
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An Oct 28, 2021 note that affects this discussion: HP converted many pensions to insured annuities. Many retirees who were receiving monthly U.S. HP, DEC, or EDS pension payments that commenced on or before November 1, 2020 -- had their pension plan converted from a company pension administered by Fidelity to an insured annuity provided by Prudential. Details: Pension Transition
We have notes from two earlier discussions by HPAA members on this website:
1. Advice on buyouts from AARP, the non-profit
Pension Rights Center, and
from HP. And
member comments from private and online HPAA discussions.
Plus: What if
HP goes out of business?
2. A detailed analysis by an HPAA member: https://www.hpalumni.org/lumpsumfactors2
Also a discussion of the HP EDS pension lump-sum buyout offer of May 2020: https://www.hpalumni.org/lumpsum2020
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