Team 401(k) versus Team Pension: Understanding Retirement Options

Overview:

Students will compare and contrast 401(k)s and defined contribution (pension) plans, highlighting the potential advantages and disadvantages of each. Students will read a Knowledge@Wharton article for relevant information about retirement savings and share their findings with the class in the form of a debate. At the end of the lesson, students will consider which type of plan they think makes the most sense.

NBEA Standard(s):
  • Career Development, II. Career Research

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