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    What is the "back-loading" of pension plans? Do some research and discuss issues related to this problem

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    Backloading Pension
    What is the "back-loading" of pension plans? Do some research and discuss issues related to this problem

    Pension benefits accrue based on two methods: (1.) defined contribution plan and (2.) defined benefit plan. The defined contribution plan accrue at a constant rate based on a specified percentage of an employee's annual salary. For example, an employee earning $30,000 with a 10% contribution percentage will receive $3,000 annually. The plan is a good option because each employee will be rewarded the same throughout their employee. In other words, there is no backloading.

    The defined plan accruals increase as an employee gets closer to retirement. The pension ...

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    There are two typical pensions offered b a company. One of the pensions is a back-loaded pension. We will review the two types of pensions.

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