Defined Benefit Plan Executives See Changes Ahead

November 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p12
Academic Journal
The article reports on the projected changes on defined benefit (DB) pension plans based on a survey of senior finance executives in the U.S. Reportedly, 45% of the executives note that their DB plan's performance has substantially affected the overall financial performance of their companies, while 22% are very likely to freeze or terminate their DB plans. But, 31% of companies were unlikely to freeze their DB plans and 27% do not expect closing their plans to new employees.


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