While there are lots of characterizations floating around aboutmillennials, including a reputation for fiscalirresponsibility, a new study has found that the majority of themwould trade pay for more secure retirement benefits. And while theywere formerly willing to do the same for lower or more predictablehealth care benefit costs, they’re backing off from doing that.

The study, from Willis Towers Watson, found that 59 percent ofmillennials would trade a lower paycheck for a more secureretirement benefit, up from 42 percent in 2009. Incidentally,boomers, too, would trade pay for retirement checks, with 66percent willing to make the exchange; that’s up from 50 percent in2009.

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