Pension Webinars

Alternative Pension Cost–An Update and Review of Implementation Issues
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This webinar advances the discussion of alternative/granular expense methodologies originally presented in the issue brief, Alternatives for Pension Cost Recognition—Issues and Implications, released by the Academy’s Pension Committee and Pension Accounting Committee in August 2015. (November 16, 2016)

Alternatives for Pension Cost Recognition
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A discussion of an area of emerging practice to inform actuaries and other interested parties about alternative expense methodologies. (November 10, 2015)

Capitol Forum Webinar: How Did State & Local Pension Plans Become Underfunded?
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This webinar discusses the evolution of the unfunded liability in public plans from 2001, when most plans were fully funded, to 2013, when virtually every plan reported significant underfunding. (March 25, 2015)

Capitol Forum Webinar: PBGC: Protecting Pensions & the Role of the Actuary
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Christopher Bone, director of PRAD at PBGC, and Neela Ranade, chief negotiating actuary in the Corporate Finance and Restructuring Department at PBGC, provide an overview of how PBGC actuaries help secure pensions for American workers. (June 30, 2014)

Capitol Forum: Disability Insurance Trust Fund: Behind the Numbers with SSA’s Chief Actuary
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A webinar with SSA Chief Actuary Steve Goss. (April 23, 2014)

Social Security: Actuarial Status and Assumptions
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An actuarial perspective on the 2012 Social Security Trustees Report and the assumptions used in determining Social Security projections (November 27, 2012)

Lifetime Income—Risks and Solutions
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Learn about the characteristics of lifetime income risk. (March 07, 2012)

A look at IRS Guidance Notice 2010-83
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Learn about the Internal Revenue Service's recently released guidance regarding funding relief for multiemployer defined benefit plans. (January 27, 2011)

A Look at the GASB’s Preliminary Views on Pension Accounting and Financial Reporting by Employers
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