Defined benefit plans are in a state of crisis as accrued liabilities are expanding, resulting in companies struggling to pay for the increased funding costs. Learn ways that these defined benefit funds can be modified to provide adequate benefits for employees and acceptable cost for employers.
M. Barton Waring is former global chief investment officer for investment strategy and policy at Barclays Global Investors. He serves on the editorial boards of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Portfolio Management, and the Journal of Investing.
This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 25 July 2012.
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