Articles | October 26, 2021

Pension Plan Funded Status Drops Slightly as Assets Dip

During the third quarter of 2021 (Q3), the funded status of the model pension plan examined in each issue of Prism dropped by 2 percentage points, to 97 percent. This issue of Prism explores the reasons behind this decrease, and what plan sponsors should examine in their own defined benefit plans.

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