Welcome to ,CES-CREWS' new blog on the fascinating world of DB plan de-risking and termination trends.
Just who needs that you might be saying?
Well, our blog is uncommonly interested in a point-of-view which is often lacking in this area: the participants. Not that we aren’t interested in the plan sponsor – quite the opposite. But plan sponsors generally have a phalanx of advisers available to them and no shortage of analyses to read about themselves. Participants? Not so much.
CREWS was originally created to focus on the needs of participants in the lump sum election process, and that is still what we are principally about. Plus plan sponsor issues are often entangled with those of their participants so we wind up spending a good deal of our efforts working with decision makers through our sister company CES providing fixed fee, zero-commission, SPGA placement services, again, with an eye focused on participants.
So this blog will take up issues you likely won't see a lot about in the media. Issues such as:
Still here? Great! You are just the unusually wise DB Plan expert we’re looking for!