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Teachers may know reading, writing and arithmetic, but they don’t know enough about their retirement benefits, according to a new study.

“While most teachers knew how their benefits are determined and how long benefits will last, respondents do not appear to be aware of how much they contribute, their retirement eligibility ages, nor who contributes to Social Security,” the study, presented by the Sinquefield Center for Applied Economic Research at Saint Louis University said.

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