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week ending January 10th, 2020
A constant in defined benefit (DB) plan administration is keeping the plan well-funded. For the most part this involves selecting the right mix of investments. But, it is also a consideration when determining what contributions to make to the plan. And deciding which measurement shows the most realistic picture of how much the plan is funded can help in making investment and contribution decisions. This edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend will offer help to DB plan sponsors with DB plan funding.
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Investing
DB Plan Sponsors Focused on Cost and Funded Status Concerns
They are lengthening bond durations and increasing liability-hedging fixed income allocations, a Vanguard survey found.
Investing
10 Action Steps for DB Sponsors in 2020
Willis Towers Watson says the pension plan landscape is quickly changing, as returns will be lower while volatility is likely to increase.
UpFront
DB Plan Funding vs. Low Interest Rates
Steps a plan sponsor can take to mitigate against plan funding’s recent decline.
Administration
Employer Contributions Aid in DB Plan Funding Progress
An analysis from the Society of Actuaries suggests the majority of defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors are making sufficient contributions to help reduce unfunded liabilities.
Administration
There Is No Single 'Right' Measurement for DB Plan Funding
The purpose of the measurement determines which number is “right,” according to the American Academy of Actuaries.
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Compliance
EARN Act Clears Senate Finance Committee
For the second time in a little more than a week, a key Senate committee has advanced an important piece of retirement plan reform legislation for a vote by the full chamber.
Products
Vanguard Partners With Candidly For Student Loan Repayment Program
An estimated 44 million Americans owe $1.75 trillion total in student debt, according to 2020 Federal Reserve figures.  
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Compliance
State Bill Would Require Multiple 403(b) Providers
For certain 403(b) plan participants at New Jersey school districts, more choices could facilitate additional retirement strategy personalization, one bill supporter says.    
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