TITLE

The Pension Protection Act of 2006

AUTHOR(S)
Supper, William J.; Cocozza, Christopher R.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
23722769

 

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