The Pension Protection Act of 2006

Supper, William J.; Cocozza, Christopher R.
January 2007
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
The article discusses opportunities for financial planners presented by the Pension Protection Act of 2006, which was signed into law by United States President George W. Bush on August 17, 2006. The act, which is considered the first meaningful pension legislation since the 1960s, is intended to address underfunding of retirement plans and prevent the insolvency of defined-benefit plans. The authors believe that the added expenses created by the act may cause some companies to do away with their plans entirely.


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