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From Frozen to Terminated—Final Risk Transfer



My last post discussed step two in the defined benefit (DB) plan termination process. Now it’s time to look at the final step of a hard-frozen DB plan termination—the final risk transfer. This involves paying out plan benefits to participants in order to satisfy the liabilities associated with…

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What Impact Will the Budget Bill Have on Your DB Plan?



While most would agree it is good to see progress towards a budget bill (The Ryan-Murray Bipartisan Budget Act) that will avoid another government shutdown, reduce the deficit and relieve some of the sequestration spending cuts, there is always a flip side to every coin. For single employer defined…

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