Is Your Pension All It Should Be?

Small procedural errors have resulted in enormous losses

For nearly 38 years, Ginny Burton crunched numbers at Lord & Taylor's Manhattan department store. Then, in 1993, her bookkeeping job was phased out and she retired. When she left, she received her retirement benefits in a lump sum of $110,000--a figure she didn't think to question until a friend referred her to the National Center for Retirement Benefits Inc. (NCRB) at 800 666-1000.

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