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The Kenny Rogers of Pension Plans



What does Kenny Rogers have to do with pension plans? Well, nothing really. But as I sat down to write my LDI blog post, I thought about how many plan sponsors gamble with their pension plan investments. As I mentioned in earlier posts, the behavior of the stock market has little to do with the way…

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DB or not DB?



DB or not DB?  That is the question! Okay, I’m no poet, but if I were, I might want to adapt the iconic line “To be or not to be” from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet to open the first scene of my defined benefit (DB) play. (I wonder if any of my actuary friends can act? Probably not!) I want…

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