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How One Small Pension Fund Added $1 Billion in Value
The Spot Rate Method, Lump Sums, and Potential Audit Requirements
2019 Corporate Pension Funding Study (PDF)
Annuity Purchase Update: April 2019 Interest Rates
Contribution Analysis: U.S. Single Employer Pension Plans
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2019-29: Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates for April 2019 (PDF)
Two Alternatives in the End-State
2019 Report on State Retirement Systems: Funding Levels and Asset Allocation (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] 2019 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting 'Blue Book': Questions to the PBGC and Summary of Responses (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Interest Rate Update for Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans, May 2019
The Long Bull Market Has Failed to Fix Public Pensions
Maintaining Target Allocations: Effects on Plan Performance
Retirement Plan Funding Status Update, April 2019
[Opinion] American Academy of Actuaries Comments to PBGC on Proposed Methods for Computing Withdrawal Liability under MPRA (PDF)
IBEW Local 237 Letter to IRS Withdrawing Application for MPRA Benefit Suspension (PDF)
Annuity Market Pricing Approaches (PDF)
Investigating the Difference in Mortality Estimates between the Social Security Administration Trustees' Report and the Human Mortality Database
March 2019 Pension Finance Update
FAS87 ASC715 Discount Rates and Moody's Rates, Updated April 1, 2019
Delphi Salaried Retirees Lose Pension Case
Employer Withdrawal Activity Overview: U.S. Multiemployer Pension Plans (PDF)
Contribution Analysis for U.S. Multiemployer Pension Plans (PDF)
Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability: Lessons from a Recent Seventh Circuit Decision
Implications of Defined Benefit Plan Lawsuits May Be Widespread
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2019-26: Updated Mortality Improvement Rates and Static Mortality Tables for Defined Benefit Pension Plans for 2020 (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Takes Step Towards De-Risking Retiree Lump Sum Windows
Pension De-risking in 2019
2018 Corporate Pension Peer Analysis
Legislation Giving Participants More Say in MPRA Benefit Cuts Reintroduced in Senate
[Guidance Overview] IRS Notice on Lump-Sum Windows for Retirees Creates More De-Risking Opportunities
[Guidance Overview] IRS Allows Retiree Cashouts Again -- Consider the Benefits and Risks
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2019-21: Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates Applicable for March 2019 (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Interest Rate Update for Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans, April and Second Quarter 2019
California Supreme Court Rules No Vested Right to Airtime Purchases; Leaves California Rule Intact
Texas Supreme Court Affirms Cuts to Future Public Pension Benefit Accruals
Texas Supreme Court Says Changes to Local Pension Plan Were Constitutional
First Public Sector-Specific Mortality Tables Released (PDF)
New Pension-Cut Court Decisions in California Begin with Little Change
[Guidance Overview] PBGC Proposed Regs Would Simplify Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability Calculations
PBGC Proposed Rule Provides Methods for Computing Withdrawal Liability (PDF)
House Panel Hears Ideas for Solving 'Urgent' Multiemployer Crisis
[Opinion] Testimony of American Academy of Actuaries to Senate HELP Subcommittee: Why Congress Must Address the Multiemployer Pension Crisis (PDF)
[Opinion] The Attack on Defined Benefit Plans' Actuarial Equivalence: Reasonable Becomes Unreasonable
February 2019 Pension Finance Update
[Opinion] The Troubling Decline in Private Sector DB Plan Coverage: Write to Your Senators (PDF)
FAS87 ASC715 Discount Rates and Moody's Rates, Updated February 28, 2019
Forecasting Investment Returns and Expected Return Assumptions for Pension Actuaries (PDF)
2018 Report Card on Pension Plan Funding
[Opinion] What is Financial Stress Testing and Why Does It Matter?
[Opinion] Corporate Giveaways and the Funding of Public Pensions
Annuity Purchase Update: February 2019 Interest Rates
Piling On: Corporations Support the New York Times in Multiemployer Pension Calculation Dispute
Evidence Supports the Value of Actuarial Second Opinions for Plan Sponsors
Public School Teachers Strike for Higher Pay Amid Growing Retirement, Benefit Costs
[Opinion] Pritzker's Plan for Illinois Pensions: 'Clever' Tricks
Public Pension Plan Sponsors Struggle to Contribute Sufficiently to Plans
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2019-16: Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates Applicable for February 2019 (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Interest Rate Update for Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans, March 2019
Actuarial Approach for Retiree Spending and Pension Funding Use the Same Basic Actuarial Principles
Public Pension Plan Investment Return Assumptions (PDF)
 
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