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Fear of (Not) Dying



One of the downsides of being a pension actuary is that conversations can often turn a bit morbid.  Mortality is such a heavy subject that non-actuaries (also called “people”) consciously use more pleasant euphemisms like “longevity”. Others simply take a hiatus from their regular blog to…

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Find Your Match: Tips for a More Successful DB Provider Search



The funded status of defined benefit (DB) plans drastically improved in 2013 thanks to strong investment performance and rising interest rates1. Due to the improvements, many plan sponsors may feel a false sense of security and become complacent in regards to their DB plan. BUT, they should be…

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