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A fair amount of interest exists for a retirement option in which people would use a portion of their 401(k) assets to delay claiming Social Security benefits, according to a new study by researchers at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

“If borne out in reality, these benefit increases would contribute to retirement security by giving retirees additional guaranteed income for the rest of their lives,” Alicia Munnell and Gal Wettstein reported in their study released this month.

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