April 30, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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April 30, 2013

401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS AND FINANCIAL PLANNING

“Gamble” Gambit

Fee-disclosure rule spurring searches for DC record keepers

Most Gen Xers Own 401(k) Accounts

Adviser’s help is key to retirement planning

Taxing pensions and 401(k)s

Retirement cap proposal draws fire

The damaging impact of DC plan failures

New Price of Retirement Confidence? $500K

The New Hybrid DC Plans in Corporate America

Investment Decisions in Retirement: The Role of Subjective Expectations


At the Corner of Main and Wall Street: Family Pension Responses to Liquidity Change and Perceived Returns

PENSION PLANS

As markets and bond yields rise, more DB plans eye LDI

Adjustable pension plan design begins to gain converts

DBs Cost More in Bad Times

Mayor’s bill would require city workers to pay into pensions

County pension costs rise $22 million

Lump Sums More Common for Defined Benefit Plan Distributions

What Gen X Doesn’t Know About Social Security

THE CAPITAL MARKETS AND INVESTMENTS

Slumping demand in Europe hurts sales for U.S. companies

International strategies key to quant rebound

High-cost borrowing goes mainstream

Portfolio Challenges Lead to New Mandates

Investors turn to emerging-market bank shares

Treasury Yield Snapshot: 10-Year Yield At Its 2013 Closing Low

Critics question underwriting standards amid CMBS rally

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Allocation to Alternative Indexes on the Rise

Dog days for hedge funds forced to cut fees

Hedge funds zoom in on mutual funds

Private equity slump hinders France in growth struggle

Japan-focused hedge funds show strong gains in first quarter

HEALTH CARE AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Why Aren’t Employers Choosing Your Hospital?

Employers Not Effectively Communicating Benefits

Health costs also hit high earners

Recession Slowed Down Health Care Spending Significantly

Workers wildly unprepared for health care changes

Will Obamacare End Bankruptcies Brought on by Medical Expenses? Probably Not.

ENDOWMENTS, FOUNDATIONS AND PHILANTHROPY

Nonprofits Form Real-Estate Investment Trust

HUMAN RESOURCES, COMPENSATION, NONQUALIFIED AND EXECUTIVE BENEFITS

An Incentive to Control Incentive Pay

Employee Pay Spikes Nationwide

REGULATION, LEGISLATION, TAXATION, LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Effectiveness of business subsidies is questionable

Jeffrey H. Snyder
President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.
jeffrey.snyder@themorningpulse.com
646-484-0188

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