Pensions

The federal government plays a large role in supporting private pension plans. Besides providing tax incentives for employer-sponsored and individual retirement accounts, as well as providing defined-benefit and defined-contribution pension plans for federal employees, federal funds also support the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, which insures pension benefits for many nonfederal defined-benefit pension plans.


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