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[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Establishment of Charter for the Civil Service Retirement System Board of Actuaries
RBC Capital Markets Identifies Ideal Candidates for Pension Risk Transfers
Oregon Supreme Court: Retiree Cuts Are Unconstitutional
What is Intergenerational Equity?
Pension Plan Funded Status Falls Due to Liability Increases in Q1 2015 (PDF)
Corporate Pension Funds Pile Into Bonds
Estimating Future Costs at Public Pension Plans: Setting the Discount Rate
How Will Longer Lifespans Affect State and Local Pension Funding?
Pension Funded Status Drops by $6 Billion in March (PDF)
Coal Companies Get Reprieve on Pension Costs
Defined Contribution Pension Plans for State and Local Government Employees in the Financial Accounts of the United States
A Magic Eight Ball, Ouija Board, and Economic Forecast Walk Into a Bar
[Official Guidance] Text of FASB Update 2015-04: Compensation, Retirement Benefits (Topic 715): Practical Expedient for the Measurement Date of an Employer's Defined Benefit Obligation and Plan Assets
Private Pension Funding Drops to Lowest Level in 6 Years
Plans in the Towers Watson Pension 100: Funding, Discount Rates, Allocations and Contributions
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Monthly Interest Update for May 2015
[Guidance Overview] Guide to Benefit Suspensions Under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2015-31: Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates Applicable for April 2015 (PDF)
New Jersey Officials Say Constitutional Right to Pension Funding Was 'Fabricated' by Court
Many Underfunded Public Pension Plans Pay Bonus Checks to Retirees When Investments Do Better Than Projected
Projected Funding Rates for the Next Several Plan Years
How Will Longer Lifespans Affect State and Local Pension Funding?
[Opinion] American Academy of Actuaries Comment Letter to PBGC on Suspension of Benefits Under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (PDF)
[Opinion] American Academy of Actuaries Comment Letter to PBGC on Partitions of Eligible Multiemployer Plans and Facilitated Mergers (PDF)
S&P 1500 Pension Funded Status Stays Put in March
[Opinion] NASRA Letter to Moody's About Presentation of Public Pension Accounting Information (PDF)
Funded Status of US Corporate Pensions Dips Slightly in March
Agreement in Legal Battle Over Rhode Island Pension Overhaul
2015 Corporate Pension Funding Index (PDF)
DOL Inspector General Audit Report: Small Pension Plans Receiving Audit Waivers Need More Frequent Review (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Notice: Present Value Factors for Use by Federal Employees' Retirement System
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Proposed Regs for Federal Employees' Retirement System: Present Value Conversion Factors for Spouses of Deceased Separated Employees
[Guidance Overview] DOL Issues Final Annual Funding Notice Rules for Defined Benefit Plans (PDF)
Why Pre-fund? Why Fully Fund? (PDF)
Pension Finance Update as of March 31, 2015 (PDF)
New Jersey Governor Appeals Pension Payment Ruling, Requests State Supreme Court Review
Boomerangs and the PBGC, or When a Sale Is Not a Sale
Summary of Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions for 2014: Q4 (PDF)
State Street Finds Pension Funds Willing to Increase Risk Profile
Kentucky Pension Obligation Bond Bill Fizzles Out as Legislative Session Ends
[Opinion] Freezing of Public DB Plans Doesn't Mean Higher Taxes
[Guidance Overview] DOL Releases Final Regulations on DB Plan Funding Notices
Longer CEO Lives Spur Pay Growth as Companies Cushion Pensions
[Guidance Overview] IRS Employee Plans News 2015-3, March 25, 2015 (PDF)
Developments of Interest to Sponsors of Multiemployer Retirement Plans (PDF)
[Opinion] American Benefits Council Letter to IRS on Use of New Mortality Tables for Pension Funding (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014: Contributions for Withdrawal Liability (PDF)
EPCU Summary Report: Single Employer DB Plans under PPA
Public Pension Cuts Exempt Police and Firefighters
Why Some Public Pensions Could Soon Look Much Worse
Pension Funding Study: 2014 Was a So-So Year for Most Multiemployer Plans; Impact of New Legislation Remains to Be Seen (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] ERISA Section 4062(e): New Provisions and PBGC Enforcement Policy (PDF)
PBGC Finds Holes in Safety Net for Multiemployer Plans
Should a Plan 'Re-Risk' while De-Risking? (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2015-24: Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates Applicable for March 2015 (PDF)
Weighing the Pension Investment Implications of Mortality Assumption Changes
Nation's Retirement Income Deficit Now $7.7 Trillion
[Opinion] Pension De-Risking: Government Regulators Need to Step Up
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Monthly Interest Update for April and Second Quarter 2015
Syllabus and Reading List for 2015 Actuarial Exams (PDF)

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