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[Guidance Overview] IRS Final Regs Address Market Rates of Return for Hybrid Plans
[Guidance Overview] HATFA Extends MAP-21 Pension Funding Stabilization
Actuarial Funding Policies and Practices for Public Pension Plans (PDF)
Public Pensions: $2 Trillion in the Hole
[Opinion] What the New Jersey Pension Panel Failed To Say
Retirement Assets Total $24.0 Trillion in Second Quarter 2014
Moody's Sees Continued Public Pension Funding Gaps
Truth and Consequence: Status Report of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission (PDF)
Hibernation Versus Termination: Evaluating the Choice for a Frozen Pension Plan (PDF)
Louisiana Appellate Judges Again Side with New Orleans Firefighters Over Pension Fund
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Technical Update 14-1: Effect of HATFA on PBGC Premiums
Federal Legislators Propose Pension-Related Bills
[Guidance Overview] IRS Issues HATFA Guidance for DB Plans (PDF)
Dealing with Legacy Costs: Pension and Health Benefits (PDF)
The Effect of Employer Bankruptcy on Retiree Benefits, with Applications to the Automotive and Coal Industries (PDF)
Penicillin, the Flu Vaccine, and Broccoli Just Did WHAT to My Pension Investment Strategy?!
Underfunded Union Pension Funds Cannot Take Money from Traveling Workers (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] New IRS Regs Address Cash Balance Plan Requirements
Solutions, Not Bailouts: Congressional Hearing Probes Solutions for Frozen and Multiemployer DB Plans
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Final Regs: Additional Rules Regarding Hybrid Retirement Plans
Longevity May Give DB Sponsors Gray Hair, If Actuaries Have Their Way (PDF)
The PBGC Variable Rate Premium: Should Plans Make the Switch?
[Guidance Overview] Handout for IRS Defined Benefit Plan Update Webinar, September 18, 2014 (PDF)
Reducing Pension Risk: Myths Holding Back Plan Sponsors (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Issues HATFA Guidance for Pension Funding and Benefit Restrictions (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Releases Notice on Pension Funding Stabilization
[Guidance Overview] Quick Action May Be Needed Under Pension Funding Transition Guidance
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Monthly Interest Rate Update for October and Fourth Quarter 2014
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2014-50: September 2014 Update for Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2014-53: Guidance on Pension Funding Stabilization Under the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (HATFA) (PDF)
Reducing Pension Plan Headcount Reduces Risk and PBGC Premiums
CBO Cost Estimate for S. 2511, a Bill to Amend ERISA to Clarify the PBGC Definition of Substantial Cessation of Operations
California State Controller's Review of CalPERS Pension Controls and Mechanisms (PDF)
CalPERS Responds: State Controller's Office 'Did Not Identify Pension Spiking'
A Fresh Look at Dynamic Investment Policy Statements for Defined Benefit Plans
Corporate Pension Funded Status Drops by $22 Billion in August as Discount Rates Fall Below 4% and Reach an All-Time Low (PDF)
Detroit Consultant Says Worker Savings Accounts Drained Pensions
CalSTRS Debt Report Drops from $167 Billion to $59.5 Billion
Findley Davies Pension Indicator (tm) Updated for August 2014
Pension Finance Watch, August 2014
S&P 1500 Pension Deficits Remain Above Year-End 2013 Levels
Bankruptcy, Pensions and Politics (PDF)
Funded Status of U.S. Corporate Pensions Falls to 90.1 Percent
Retirement in Transition for the Fortune 500: 1998 to 2013
New Jersey Governor Asks Judge to Dismiss Case on Pension Funding Cuts
[Guidance Overview] Pension Funding Relief Extended
Pension Finance Update as of August 31, 2014 (PDF)
Economic Impact of Defined Benefit Pension Expenditures
The Financial Status of Private Sector Multiemployer Pension Plans
Employer Has No Claim Against Multiemployer Trustees for Mismanagement
[Opinion] Text of Comments by American Academy of Actuaries to GASB on Exposure Draft on Reporting for Pension Plans Not Administered Through Certain Trusts, and Amendments to Certain Provisions of GASB Statements 67 and 68 (PDF)
ERISA Exemptions in Jeopardy: Preparing for a New (and Demanding) Set of Rules (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Text of Enrolled Actuary Program Booklet, Revised August 20, 2014 (PDF)
Cost of Pension Withdrawal Liability Might Drop, Based on Recent District Court Ruling (PDF)
California City Looks to Quit CalPERS But Fears It Can't Afford To
[Opinion] Text of Letter from American Academy of Actuaries to IRS Requesting Guidance on the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (HATFA) (PDF)
Highway Funding Bill of 2014: What Does It Mean for Asset Allocation and Liability-Driven Investing?
2013 Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State-Administered Defined Benefit Data (PDF)
The Rise and Fall of the American Pension
[Opinion] California Cities, Counties Need Statewide Pension Reform Initiative

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