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PBGC: A Four-Letter Word to Plan Sponsors



The noble mission of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is to pay benefits to the orphaned retirees of failed defined benefit (DB) plans (with some limitations). To date, they have taken responsibility for about 4,500 single employer DB plans, covering the shortfalls between benefits…

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Understanding the Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Employee’s Retirement Readiness



 If you turn on the television or open any major newspaper, you’re likely to find a story where one organization has just acquired another (or is knee deep in the process). According to a recent Dealogic report, total merger and acquisition activity volume to date in 2014 has totaled $1.65…

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