Posts Tagged ‘inflation’
Glide Path 2023: Do Headwinds Require a Change in the Plan?
The headwinds (and headlines) of 2022 included this: 2022 was a year of volatility and concern over the prospects of a recession in 2023. However, for many defined benefit plans, those headwinds were favorable in the way they affected plan funded status, or the measure of plan assets to meet future obligations. Funded status is…Read More
The Power of the PENsion: LDI in 2023 – Batten Down the Hatches
As we look back on the economic volatility of 2022 and face a possible recession in 2023, pension plan sponsors could be unnerved. Consider where we find ourselves at the close of 2022: Add to these dreary measures: It’s been a difficult year, and we’ve few reasons to expect smooth sailing in 2023. But the…Read More
The Power of the PENsion: Where There’s a Window – Pension Plan Sponsors Moving to Act Before a De-Risking Window Closes
The equity and bond markets’ fall in recent months has captured the headlines and attention of anyone invested in a retirement plan. But as the rising rate environment has shaken the markets, it has helped improve the funding status of some pension plans and may have opened a window of opportunity for defined benefit (DB)…Read More