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Investors’ Bond Binge May Cause DB Accounting Hangovers



When the ball dropped over Times Square to ring in 2014, defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors with calendar fiscal years were in a partying mood. For the first time since the financial crisis, corporate bond rates ended the year significantly higher than where they started, sharply reducing pension…

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Bam, Pow, Boom! What a rough way to wake up from a dream…



Have you ever had that dream- the one where you are safe above the trees floating comfortably looking down on the people rushing by in the daily hustle and bustle; while you soar high above it all floating off to lands unknown… and then all of a sudden BAM you hit a wall and start falling, and…

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