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Better Never than Late: Late Retirement Windfall Lays Trap for Plan Sponsors



Since 1974, ERISA has dictated that the normal retirement date (NRD) for single employer defined benefit (DB) plans be no later than age 65. (I don’t want to say this rule is old, but the original draft defined it as “Age LXV”.)  Back then, much more focus was placed on early retirement…

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7 Habits of Highly Successful Defined Benefit Plan Sponsors



Ever since I began writing the Principal Financial Group® defined benefit (DB) blog in June 2014, our well-meaning and extremely patient communications team (affectionately known as “my handlers”) have implored me to write in a style better suited for the Internet age. It seems you can’t get…

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