17 January 2021
Eliminating Payroll Tax Could Deplete Social Security by 2023, Chief Actuary Estimates
Social Security funds would run out as early as 2023 if President Donald Trump opts to permanently cut payroll taxes.
Small Business Employers are Freezing Cash Balance Plans
Amid the pandemic, many are pausing their cash balance plans out of concern that there could be insufficient cash on hand to make required contributions.
A Mid-2021 Pivot Point for the Global Economy
Economist at Vanguard
A year that brought the world the most pronounced economic shock in generations is nearing its end with a strong dose of positive news. Reports of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy that surpassed even the most optimistic assumptions suggest that by the middle of 2021 we may have vanquished our greatest pandemic fears and can look confidently to better times ahead.
Pensions Paying High Management Fees For Nothing
With America’s public pensions facing $1.4 trillion in cumulative shortfalls, pension...
Portfolio Size No Guarantee Of Perfection
New analysis of U.S. pension plans' buyout portfolios reveals that the largest are not...
Defined Benefit Plans Showing New Signs Of Life
Advisers and plan sponsors who have written off the defined benefit plan as a relic of...
Workers Savings Too Little To Retire
Workers and employers in the U.S. are bracing for a retirement crisis, even as the stock...
Cash Balance Pension Plans
There are two general types of pension plans — defined benefit plans and defined...
Cash Balance Plan Growth Outpacing Other Plan Designs
Kravitz’ 2012 National Cash Balance Research Report indicates a 21% annual increase in new...
Public Pension Funds Make Record Gains
Public pension funds set a 22-year performance record in the second quarter, recovering...
Another Company Just Cut Its Pension Plan
Avery Dennison is the latest example of a persistent trend: the death of the pension...
22 Interesting Social Security Stats
Social Security has been around since 1935 and it provides income to around 63 million...
States, Cities Win Edge In Pension War
No financial issue has dominated American states and cities in recent years as much as...
Tax Law Drives Pension De-Risking Opportunity
Among the many effects on corporate finance from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a greater...
Should You Claim Your Social Security At 70?
When should you start collecting your Social Security benefits? Well, you can do so as...
SEC Fines New York Firm DeVere $8 Million
The New York investment adviser deVere USA Inc agreed on Monday to pay an $8 million...
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Tax tactics to help 2021 tax situation
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Corporate Pension Funds Need More Money
The recent federal tax cut has provided corporations with a windfall that many have used...
Pension Funds To Buy More Treasurys
U.S. companies are funneling extra money into their pension funds to take advantage of...
Big Pensions Band Together To Take On Stock Exchange
Several major public pension plans, including the California Public Employees’ Retirement...
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