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The Road to Retirement Security



I’m not easily convinced of anything, but when it comes to the defined contribution (DC) retirement system, I’m a believer. American workers now have some $4 trillion saved toward retirement in 401(k) and other DC plans. From 2002 to 2012, the number of active DC participants grew by 15…

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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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