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An Introduction to Police and Fire Pensions
Publisher: CRR
Publication Date: February 2020
This brief provides a careful examination of the retirement benefits that public safety retirees receive and the fiscal stress these commitments put upon local governments.

Asset Allocation and the Investment Return Assumption
Publication Date: July 2020
This issue brief discusses why the investment return assumption should be determined based on the asset allocation, not the other way around

Compliance Checklist for Governmental Plans 2020
Publisher: Prudential
Publication Date: February 2020
Prudential issued this document showing reporting and disclosure requirements for governmental plans and non-ERISA plans.

Fiscal Responsibility and 401(k)s
Publisher: NPPC
Publication Date: January 2021
Why converting public employees to Defined-Contribution Retirement Plans is wrong for your state

GASB Project Page: Investment Fees
Publisher: GASB
Publication Date: Constantly Updated
This link will take you to GASB's project page on their Investment Fees project, which is updated on a regular basis.

GASB Statement No. 95
Publisher: GASB
Publication Date: May 2020
Statement No. 95 spells out the postponement of the effective dates of certain Authoritative Guidance.

How Do DI Benefits for Uncovered Workers Compare to SSDI
Publication Date: August 2020
Roughly one in four state and local government workers are not covered by Social Security and, unless they have a sufficient work history in the private sector, will rely solely on their employer for pensions and disability insurance. An important question is how these employer-provided benefits compare to the benefits that these workers might have received through Social Security

Impact of COVID-19
Publication Date: May 15, 2020
This Society of Actuaries (SOA) Research Brief on the Impact of COVID-19 has been constructed to highlight some of the key continuing and new features of the pandemic all around the world and contemplate the risks for the actuarial profession to consider in their work.

Proposed Revision of ASOP No. 4 (2nd Exposure Draft)
Publisher: ASB
Publication Date: December 2019
2nd Exposure Draft of the Actuarial Standards Board's recommended changes to ASOP No. 4.


The Public Pension Financial Forum is organized for education, pension advocacy and networking purposes. To support the ongoing education of our membership, we prepare quarterly newsletters, hold member facilitated conference calls and webinars, and host an annual conference.  We also have a Member Forum that allows mebers to ask questions and receive answers from each other.  To participate in P2F2, follow the member registration link above.