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Administration
Understanding PRT: A Checklist for Implementing a Pension Risk Transfer
Understanding PRT: A Checklist for Implementing a Pension Risk Transfer
Experts discuss the various elements to consider before implementing a pension risk transfer to help ensure its success.
Compliance
Bill Would Bar U.S. Institutional Investors From Russia
The bill cites vulnerable pension and participant retirement fund exposure to Russia assets.
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Data and Research
The Growing Interest in Guaranteed Income Options
Research
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Data and Research
Emergency Savings Programs Boost Retirement Outcomes
Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow dropped 797.42 points (2.37%) to 32,817.38, the Nasdaq fell 482.48 points (3.62%) to 12,830.96 and the S&P 500 lost 127.78 points (2.95%) to finish at 4,201.09. The Russell 2000 closed 49.57 points (2.48%) lower at 1,951.33, and the Wilshire 5000 plunged 1,347.53 points (3.10%) to 42,188.23.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note decreased 26/32, bringing its yield up to 1.777%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond was down 9/32, increasing its yield to 2.201%.
Compliance
Yale Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Over Wellness Program Incentive
The university has agreed to cease collecting what the lawsuit calls the ‘penalty’ for nonparticipation for a period of four years.
Court Dismisses ERISA Actuarial Equivalence Lawsuit
The ruling, issued in favor of Partners Healthcare System, offers a substantial legal analysis of ERISA’s requirements as they pertain to the actuarial equivalence of different types of defined benefit pension annuities.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1910, in France, Baroness de Laroche became the first woman to obtain a pilot’s license. In 1911, in Europe, International Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time. In 1945, Phyllis Mae Daley received a commission in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. She later became the first African American nurse to serve duty in World War II. In 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools was unconstitutional. In 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members, lost contact with air traffic control less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur then veered off course and disappeared. Most of the plane, and everyone on board, were never seen again.
TUESDAY TRIVIA: Which freezes faster, hot or cold water?
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