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Third Defined Benefit “Relief” Law Less Charming to Plan Sponsors



With the third major pension funding relief law passed in just over three years, defined benefit (DB) plans seemingly occupy a charmed position on the legislative docket. Plan sponsors investigating the details of the latest relief bill, however, may find it somewhat less charming than its…

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Mortality Meets Volatility



“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” America’s first blogger, Benjamin Franklin first made this observation two and a quarter centuries ago, and it has held true these many years. With the latest developments regarding mortality assumptions, however, Dr.…

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