December 28, 2012

by The Morning Pulse

401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS

What does the future of retirement look like?

Workers can save more for retirement under new IRS rules

Who can solve the baby boomer retirement crisis?

PENSION PLANS

Social Security: Why it pays to delay

Treasury Department Will Tap Federal Employee Pension Fund When U.S. Hits Debt Limit on Dec. 31

PBGC Will Take Over Hawker Pensions

Pensions will not exist by 2050, expert warns

How to Curb Pension Risks

J.P. Morgan Predicts Gloomy Year Ahead for Pension Plans

Senate Bill 1609 Defined Contribution & Retirement Study Committee Final Report

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Previewing The Final Weekly Jobless Claims Report Of The Year

Analysis: The global economic recovery is still shaky

High-yield bonds are 2012’s best performing fixed-income securities

Home prices post 9th straight monthly gain, survey finds

BRIC countries face uncertain growth without reforms

Americans Miss $200 Billion Abandoning Stocks

U.S. government will reach debt ceiling Monday, Geithner says

Corporate bond returns set to drop in 2013

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Shorting Yen Could Be Hedge Funds’ Favorite Trade in 2013

Number of alternative mutual funds soars

A Checklist for Private Equity Professionals

HEALTH CARE AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Proposed Federal Rule on Health Benefit Packages Fails to Address Critical Oral Health Issues, American Dental Association Tells HHS

Healthcare Provider Discounts — Achieving Cost Savings Without Any Change to Current Structure

Marsh U.S. CEO Talks Challenges, Opportunities for Agents & Brokers in 2013

Five Ways Your Health Care Will Change in 2013

Rush Is On to Spend Flex Accounts Before Year End

ENDOWMENTS, FOUNDATIONS AND PHILANTHROPY

How Clean Should a School’s Endowment Be?

2012 Fundraising Outlook Is Bright for Many Charities

Nonprofits Got Fewer but Bigger Online Gifts Last Week

Nonprofit Tech Innovators Inspire New Philanthropy

COMPENSATION, NONQUALIFIED AND EXECUTIVE BENEFITS

CA Unemployment Down, Compensation Headed Up

Demand, salary on the rise for public company directors

Financial Advisors Present Strategies for Stock Compensation and Company Stock Holdings at Year-End

REGULATION, LEGISLATION, TAXATION, LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Washington readies final effort to avert “fiscal cliff”