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Why More Companies Want Pensions Off Their Books
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July 21, 2014
"Now that the stock market is roaring and interest rates are expected to increase, buying annuities to get rid of pension obligations is becoming less expensive. That means interest in de-risking is rising.... With many traditional company pension plans frozen -- meaning employees are accruing no new benefits and plans are accepting no new members -- some advocacy groups worry that 'de-risking' will end up being yet another blow to retirement security."

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