Pension and Investments, August 14, 2008

Reporter Drew Carter covers the NIRS report, “A Better Bang for the Buck:  The Economic Efficiencies of Defined Benefit Pension Plans.”

The article reports that the NIRS study finds that DB plans cost 46% less than defined contribution plans because of better investment performance, lower fees and longevity risk pooling.

Beth Almeida, NIRS executive director said the report aims at being a “myth buster” regarding the costs of DB plans.

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