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Frequently Asked Questions Retirement

How Will Survivor Benefits Work in a Phased Retirement annuity?

To make this workable and avoid intractable administrative problems, no survivor benefits can be based upon a Phased Retirement annuity.  If the individual dies prior to full retirement, survivor benefits will be those applicable for an employee who died in service, with provision for minor computational adjustments necessitated by the unique nature of Phased Retirement.

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