Pension Funding and Risk

May 24, 2012 at 7:11 pm Leave a comment

Numerous pension plans have had funding problems in recent years.   The passage of numerous recent legislation has been working to improve funding.   The Society for Human Resource Management has an article by Richard Berger entitled Funding Decisions Loom for Pension Plan Sponsors on their web site at http://www.shrm.org/hrdisciplines/benefits/Articles/Pages/FundingDecisions.aspx?homepage=latestnews.  The author discusses “de-risking” where he describes how in his opinion that as plans move toward becoming fully funded that they will move toward adding more fixed-income and lower risk investments in their plans.

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Christine Gurney

A pension professional who shares her thoughts and ideas about the pension world for industry members and anyone else interested.

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