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Lawsuit Argues MetLife Pension Calculations Use Outdated Mortality Table  PLANSPONSOR

Plaintiffs have filed an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) lawsuit against MetLife, focused on the firm's defined benefit (DB) pension plan.


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Planning for the Future: Maximizing Your Defined Benefit Pension Plan  SouthCoastToday.com

Do you work for a town, state or the federal government or are you an employee of a company that still provides a defined benefit pension plan to its employees?


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Posted on Dec 8, 2018 (2 days ago)
A pension system that needs fixing  Chicago Daily Herald

The private pension system in the U.S. is in transition from defined benefit plans to defined contribution plans. On balance, this may be a step in the wrong ...


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Posted today (7 hours ago)
MetLife Pension Calculations Questioned in ERISA Complaint  Planadviser.com

The complaint suggests MetLife is failing to meet its obligations to ensure different annuity options offered to pension plan participants are actuarially equivalent ...


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Posted today (21 hours ago)
After 40 years, some say 401(k) is due for a facelift  Pensions & Investments

Pensions & Investments takes stock of the 401(k) plan, 40 years after lawmakers amended the tax code.


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Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (5 days ago)
MetLife sued over underpaying pension plan participants  Pensions & Investments

A lawsuit claims MetLife underpaid pension plan participants by using outdated mortality rates to calculate certain retirement benefits.


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Posted today (21 hours ago)
Legal upgrade needed for U.K. collective DC plans  Pensions & Investments

U.K. companies that sponsor defined benefit funds will be slow to adopt collective defined contribution plans, sources predict.


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Posted today (9 hours ago)
Market Volatility Didn't Bring Down DB Plan Funded Status in November  PLANSPONSOR

Firms that monitor defined benefit (DB) plan funded status reported slight gains for the month.


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Posted on Nov 19, 2018 (21 days ago)
Pension Plan 101: What Is Backloading And Why Does It Matter?  Forbes

Why has the transition from traditional pensions to 401(k) retirement accounts been a painful one for many workers? In part, because of backloading.


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (4 days ago)
Why Employers Should Support The Expansion Of Social Security  Forbes

Enlightened employers care about the well-being of their employees. That means educating them about the value of Social Security.


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Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (5 days ago)
Who Wins The Retirement Game?  Forbes

But Americans and Canadians share the same flaw -- their retirement plans are voluntary and thus coverage rates are small. In the U.S., coverage rates in all ...


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Posted on Dec 2, 2018 (8 days ago)
The Mortgage Professor: Our pension system needs fixing  The Gazette

The private pension system in the United States is in transition from defined-benefit plans to defined-contribution plans. On balance, this may be a step in the ...


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Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (6 days ago)
This Generation Of Military Servicemembers Has The Opportunity Of A Lifetime  Forbes

The new military retirement plan, the Blended Retirement System, offers military members more career options and a greater opportunity to save for retirement.


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Posted today (7 hours ago)
Breaking: Midnight pay raises at Little Rock City Hall  Arkansas Times

A surprise addition to the Little Rock City Board agenda seems aimed at sweetening Mayor Mark Stodola's transition to retirement. And perhaps more. For now ...


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Posted on Dec 7, 2018 (3 days ago)
Retirement Industry People Moves  PLANSPONSOR

DWC – The 401(k) Experts brings in industry veteran as first in-house actuary; Ascensus adds two executives to retirement division; Willis Towers Watson ...


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Posted today (4 hours ago)
More than 70 Belleville-area school retirees are pension millionaires  Illinois Policy

Pension payouts collected by the Belleville area's top-earning school retirees underscore the need to reform Illinois' unaffordable pension system.


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Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (5 days ago)
Big Retirement Losses If The Market Crashes Tomorrow  Forbes

If the market falls like it did in 2008-2009, these 13 or so million older workers would lose conservatively over $20000. And, they simply won't have time to ...


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Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (6 days ago)
Interim committee scraps bill draft to change employee retirement and insurance plans  KFGO News

BISMARCK, N.D. (KCND) - An interim North Dakota legislative committee has rejected bill drafts bills that would change the state's employee retirement system ...


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Posted on Dec 7, 2018 (3 days ago)
How advisers can help employers attract and retain top talent  Employee Benefit Adviser

Employee benefit advisers can offer key insight into retirement planning from the perspective of employers.


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (4 days ago)
Workers in ESOPs Have Double the Retirement Savings  PLANSPONSOR

ESOP participants have an average retirement balance of $170326, more than twice the $80339 that other workers have saved.


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
GE Stock Has Yet Another Problem: Pensions  Barron's

General Electric's pension plan is under funded by up to $29 billion. If the company isn't careful, that will become another drain on its already strained resources.


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Posted today (11 hours ago)
Brandywine Global Wins Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management Award  Bristol Herald Courier

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC announced today it was named a Best Place to Work in ...


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Posted on Nov 27, 2018 (13 days ago)
How to size up retirement benefits when accepting a job  MoneyRates.com

Compare salary when sizing up job offers, but don't overlook retirement benefits. Here's how to factor 401(k) plans, other retirement plans, and healthcare ...


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Posted on Sep 16, 2018 (85 days ago)
Choosing Between A Defined Benefit And Defined Contribution Retirement Plan  Forbes

I was recently speaking to a friend who just got a new teaching job and was offered a one-time choice between enrolling in a traditional defined benefit pension ...


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Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (6 days ago)
A Pension Primer: Corporate Pensions Are in Better Shape Than You Think  Barron's

Corporate pension funding is actually in pretty good shape—even counting General Electric's plan. But that doesn't mean pension plans don't generate anxiety ...


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