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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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2014 Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment



Each year the Social Security Administration looks over reams of data and announces whether a benefit increase will be applied, and if so, how much, to keep recipients up with inflation — although how well that happens is up for debate.

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