Pensions

PBGC Special Financial Assistance “Lock-In” Application for Nonpriority Plans

Multiemployer pension plans that intend to apply for SFA from the PBGC should note the schedule for reviewing applications and may want to consider submitting a lock-in application.

Talking Benefits Podcast: Riding the Investments Roller Coaster

The recent ups and downs of the stock market and the economy can be dizzying. In the latest podcast episode, my colleague Justin Held got the opportunity to talk to… Read more >

The Next Level—Supporting Women’s Retirement Security

March is Women’s History Month in the U.S.! This month is dedicated to reflecting on the often-overlooked contributions of women to history in countless fields. The 2022 Women’s History Month theme… Read more >

International Foundation Survey Research Studies: Benchmarking Stats You Can Use

Those working in the employee benefits industry are facing a landscape that changes daily. The International Foundation’s research team takes trending topics, from paid leave to financial education and mental… Read more >

Tackling Canada’s Retirement Crisis: An Interview With Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald

Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald is the director of financial security research at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), Ryerson University(Toronto). She is also a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries… Read more >

The Multiemployer Retirement Plan Landscape: 10 DB Plan Takeaways

According to the most recent data from The Multiemployer Retirement Plan Landscape: A Fifteen-Year Look (2004-2018), demographic trends in multiemployer plans have become less favorable as the number of actively… Read more >

PBGC Improves Multiemployer Outlook Due to ARPA

PBGC Improves Multiemployer Outlook Due to ARPA

On September 20, 2021, PBGC released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Projections Report and a Five-Year Multiemployer Program Report. The reports show a substantial improvement in the outlook for PBGC’s… Read more >