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Pension Accounting: A Return to the Wild West?



The pension accounting world before 1987 was a wild place, very similar to the western town in the Mel Brooks classic, Blazing Saddles. Before a sheriff was appointed to bring order, the peaceful town of Rock Ridge was chaotic and potentially dangerous. (Why, at any time a band of desperadoes could…

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Proposed DOL Fiduciary Regulation May Lead to Unintended Roadblocks for 403(b)s



What’s all the fuss about surrounding the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) proposed fiduciary regulation?  After all, the DOL and proponents of the regulations say that it’s simply about having the financial services industry act in the best interest of plans and individuals. In reality,…

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