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Be an Elephant with your defined benefit plan – don’t forget!



2013 was a great year for defined benefit (DB) plans.  A recent report by Mercer said that pension plans of the S&P 1500 companies are now 95% funded, up from 74% a year ago.  Fueled by record high stock market levels, strong contributions by plan sponsors and modest increases in interest…

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From Frozen to Terminated – Effective Execution of a DAA Strategy



Terminating a hard-frozen defined benefit (DB) plan starts with getting  an appropriate asset allocation strategy.  This is where Dynamic Asset Allocation (or DAA) comes into play. A DAA strategy helps plan sponsors transition from equity to bond investment options as their plan’s funding…

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