September, 2015

21
Sep
2015

Harrison County, TX Improves Liabilities Through PARS OPEB Trust Program

Categories: Hot Sheets,OPEB/GASB 45/75,Texas Developments

By adopting and prefunding into the PARS OPEB Trust Program, Harrison County is immediately establishing a secure method of funding future retiree health benefits that will also allow them to reduce their unfunded liabilities by 30-40%.

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08
Sep
2015

Public Pension Funds Roll Back Return Targets

Categories: National Developments,Pension Rate Stabilization

Few managers count on returns of 8%-plus a year anymore; governments scramble to make up funding. Moving expectations below 8% has real-life consequences for systems that use these predictions to calculate the present value of obligations owed to retirees. A drop of one percentage point will typically boost pension liabilities by 12%.

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