Portability of Defined-Benefit PensionsPortability of Defined-Benefit Pensions In defined-benefit plans, a portability problem ... benefits, not to existing retireds. Also, medical care 20 and 30 years ago was not as complex or as expensive ...
Description: In defined-benefit plans, a portability problem arises, especially in an inflationary economy. Final salary plans were designed to cope with inflation. However, transfer of employment during a career can result in long service at a prior employer with outdated final compensation and short service at a current employer with appropriate final compensation. Thus the problem. This presentation discusses possible solutions. From the Record of the Society of Actuaries Vol. 17, No. 3A.Hide
- Authors: Harold J Brownlee, William David Smith, Peter R Hardcastle, JENNIFER ANN CHRISTENSEN
- Date: Jun 1991
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
- Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
- Topics: Pensions & Retirement>Defined benefit plans