Alternative Retirement Plan Designs

Over the last decade, economic, demographic, and political pressures have led state and local governments to consider alternatives to their traditional defined benefit (DB) pension plans. While a few have switched to defined contribution (DC) plans, others have turned to hybrid approaches that combine the features of DB and DC plans. Hybrid plans can help governments reallocate retirement costs and risks while continuing to provide sustainable lifetime retirement benefits. They are also of interest to corporate plan sponsors. Click here for the piece by GRS.