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LDI Déjà vu



Undoubtedly marking a high point in Tom Cruise’s storied career, I have selected one of his films to serve as a defined benefit (DB) metaphor for the second time in three blogs!   This time, it is the 2014 sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow (confusingly released to video under a different name:…

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Better Never than Late: Late Retirement Windfall Lays Trap for Plan Sponsors



Since 1974, ERISA has dictated that the normal retirement date (NRD) for single employer defined benefit (DB) plans be no later than age 65. (I don’t want to say this rule is old, but the original draft defined it as “Age LXV”.)  Back then, much more focus was placed on early retirement…

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