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Private Pension Plans

How Well-Funded is Your Pension Plan?

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Thanks to the Pension Protection Act of 2006, people covered by a traditional defined-benefit pension plan should now receive a pension funding notice every year, which gives workers an idea of how well-funded their plan is.

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Pension Funding Notices

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The Pension Protection Act of 2006 requires both single and multiemployer defined benefit pension plans to provide annual plan funding notices. These funding notices inform pension plan participants about the financial status of their pension plans.

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Defined Benefit Plans and the PBGC

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Background

Currently, 44 million private sector workers and retirees are covered by traditional pension plans. Companies are required to contribute enough money to these plans over time to pay the benefits promised by these plans.

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Benefit Cutbacks in Multiemployer Plans

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The Pension Protection Act of 2006 permits certain underfunded multiemployer plans to eliminate subsidized early retirement, subsidized joint and survivor, lump sum and other benefits.

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Can Your Pension Plan Afford To Give COLAs?

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Over time, pensions shrink in value due to inflation. To see how inflation has affected your pension, use the Census Bureau's Inflation Calculator.

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Q-SERPs

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How Companies Manipulate the Law to Fund Executive Pay Packages with Workers’ Pension Money

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