Take the money!
I'm with Bruce1-- I can LBYM and invest the difference to take care of any inflation concerns. I'm outta there at 42.
It's because I've never found Cut-Throat's "dream job", one where it's hard to believe that you get paid for having so much fun...
Co-author (with my daughter) of “Raising Your Money-Savvy Family For Next Generation Financial Independence.”
Author of the book written on E-R.org: "The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement."
I don't spend much time here— please send a PM.