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District Court Rejection of Challenges to Verizon Annuity Purchase Supports Derisking Strategy (PDF)
[Opinion] Text of Letter from American Academy of Actuaries to Congressional Leaders on Pension Funding Provisions of Recent Legislative Proposals (PDF)
The Risks of Derisking DB Plans
Unions Want to Use $100M in Federal Housing Relief Money to Plug Detroit Pension Hole
CalPERS Raises Pension Contribution Requirements for State, Schools
Detroit Pension Deal Approved by One Retirement System
PBGC Secures $208M for Saint-Gobain Retirees
[Opinion] Text of Comments by American Benefits Council to Treasury Department on Proposed Liquidity Shortfall/Funding Regs (PDF)
S&P 500 Company Pension Plans' Funding Ratio Jumps to Nearly 90% in 2013
Pension Funded Status Drops by $5 Billion in March
[Official Guidance] Text of 2014 PBGC Premium Payment Instructions (PDF)
Watch Out for the 'Risk' in Derisking!
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Monthly Interest Rate Update for May 2014
Key Findings from the Survey of Calendar-Year Multiemployer Plans' 2014 Zone Status Under PPA '06
Once Thought Secure, Multiemployer Pensions Teeter and Fall
Rhode Island's Deal on Pension Overhaul Falls Apart
[Guidance Overview] Multiemployer Pension Plans May Need Amendments to Comply with IRS Guidance on Same-Sex Marriage Provisions
Hibernation Versus Termination: Evaluating the Choice for a Frozen Pension Plan
Moody's Finds Public Pension Plans Lag Corporate Plans in Managing Credit Risk
Public Pensions and the Lessons of Success
The Fiscal Health of State Pension Plans: Funding Gap Continues to Grow
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2014-27, April 2014 Update for Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates (PDF)
CalPERS Retirement Benefits: Assessing Compensation Changes (PDF)
Pension Finance Watch, March 2014
Deal Voted Down in Rhode Island Pension Overhaul
CalSTRS Members Get $300 Million from Surplus
Funded Ratio Lower in March for Corporate Pension Plans
Don't Let 2014 DB Opportunities Pass You By
Retirees Are Living Longer -- But That Shouldn't Take Anyone by Surprise
Pension Plans with Highest Equity Exposure Were Biggest Winners in 2013
Funded Status of Corporate Pensions Falls to 92.1 Percent
Managing Risk and Opportunity: Trends and Challenges in Defined Benefit Plans (PDF)
Pension Finance Update, as of March 31, 2014 (PDF)
Funding Ratio Progress Slowed Down for Corporate Pensions During First Quarter of 2014
Chicago Pension Compromise Would Boost Contributions
Multiemployer Pension Protection Version 2.0: More Robust Legislation Needed to Address Plans' Funding Challenges
The Fiscal Health of State Pension Plans: Funding Gap Continues to Grow
Mercer U.S. Pension Buyout Index, February 2014 (PDF)
States, Cities Tackle Pension Liabilities; Watch Illinois, Detroit for Lessons
The Cash Balance De-Risking Solution
Pension Annuitization Attractiveness Hangs On
How Prevalent Is the '13th Check' from Public Pension Plans?
Defined Benefit Plans Brace for a One-Two Punch
CalSTRS Rate Hike: A Start, Full Phase-In or Delay?
A Pension Fund Invests Against the Rules, and Wins
2013 PPA 'Zone' Status of Calendar-Year Multiemployer Plans
Financial Health of Largest U.S. Corporate Pension Plans Improved Sharply in 2013
[Guidance Overview] IRS Employee Plans News, March 19, 2014 (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] PBGC Adopts Uniform Premium Due Date
Nondiscrimination Changes Needed to Slow Move to 'Hard Freezes,' Commenters Tell IRS
California Pension Reform Measure Abandoned After Court Ruling
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Monthly Interest Rate Update for April 2014
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2014-16: March 2014 Update for Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates (PDF)
Enrolled Actuaries Report, Spring 2014 (PDF)
What Is Your Funded Status Goal? (PDF)
Cypen & Cypen Newsletter, March 13, 2014
[Guidance Overview] PBGC Finalizes Remaining New Premium Rules for 2014 (PDF)
Accounting Implications of Offering a Lump-Sum Window to 'De-Risk' a Pension Plan
[Opinion] The Effects of the Increase in PBGC Premiums
Pension Debt Strains Chicago's Finances, Threatens Retiree Security

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