Q2 2018 Prism: Pension Funding Tracker
The pension funding level of our model defined benefit plan increased by 2 percentage points in the second quarter of 2018.
Segal Marco Advisors and Sibson examine the effects of changes in the assets and liabilities of the model plan on its funded ratio over the four most recent quarters.
In this issue, you’ll learn:
- How Q2 investment performance contributed to a 2 percentage point increase for the model pension plan;
- How changes in the yield curve during the quarter decreased the model plan’s liability by about 3 percent;
- The impact of these changes on the model plan’s funded status; and
- How deterministic and asset-liability modeling can help you measure the risks to your own plan stemming from recent changes in its assets, liabilities and funded ratio.