Content Tagged Defined Benefit

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Adverse Scenarios & Plan Sponsor Health

We discuss the implications major demographic shifts, market downturns, and other adverse scenarios can have on a prototypical public defined benefit plan.
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Glidepath Strategies Do Not Always Lower Company Earnings

We summarize some of the benefits of de-risking on a glidepath and illustrate that the impact on net income could actually be minimal or positive.
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Assembling a Robust Investment Policy Statement for Defined Benefit Plans

Having a well-drafted IPS helps give organizations the discipline to face the uncertainties of challenging investment environments.
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Pension Risk Spotlight: Key Considerations for 2019

Contribution, investment and risk transfer strategy all play crucial roles in pensions. 2019’s forecast may include some positive opportunities.
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Preparing for Plan Termination

Defined benefit plan sponsors continue to deal with a challenging pension landscape.
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To Extend or Not to Extend

Many organizations have embraced extending the duration of their fixed income investments, but it seems there are some that are waiting for higher interest rate environments to make this change.
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Pension Market Review – First Quarter 2019

Corporate pension funding levels improve during the first quarter, coming off a difficult fourth quarter last year.
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Negative Net Cash Flow: Investment Policy Lever

As plans are becoming more mature with increasing number of retirees, negative net cash flow has become more of a concern for public plan sponsors.
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Negative Net Cash Flow: Red Flag or Red Herring?

In the world of public defined benefit plans, negative net cash flow could have implications on the future health of a plan.
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PNC Healthcare Answers Your Questions About Health Savings Accounts

HSAs can be helpful for reducing healthcare costs and encouraging individuals to take more responsibility for their health and cost of care.
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