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Spread Turbulence on the Flight to Quality



A lackluster 2015 (and to date tumultuous 2016) in the stock market has the defined benefit (DB) world on high alert. Plan sponsors and advisors sit transfixed like overworked air traffic controllers at their monitors, charting allocation vectors amid a screen filled with flashing warning lights. …

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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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