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The Kenny Rogers of Pension Plans



What does Kenny Rogers have to do with pension plans? Well, nothing really. But as I sat down to write my LDI blog post, I thought about how many plan sponsors gamble with their pension plan investments. As I mentioned in earlier posts, the behavior of the stock market has little to do with the way…

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Helping DB Plan Sponsors Sleep at Night



In my previous blog, I talked about risk as it relates to managing a defined benefit (DB) pension plan. The long and short of it is that risk is what happens when DB plan sponsors are busy making other assumptions. Today, the combination of several factors—including market volatility, low…

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