Angelica, Robert; Heller, James; Asarnow, Elliot; Mares, Judith W.; Binns, Jr., W. Gordon
September 1985
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Sep1985, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p37
Trade Publication
The article presents information on three major issues confronting pension fund managers as discussed in the FE manual. The first paper examines key aspects in investment strategy, such as asset mix and pension liability modeling. The second paper asks whether the subject of social activism should have a place in the funding decision. The third paper addresses, who should have the final word in making pension fund decisions the actuary or the financial executive. The articles were prepared under the aegis of Financial Executives International's Committee on Corporate Finance and the subcommittee on pension funds.


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