June 13, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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June 13, 2013

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

Market Moves the Needle on 401(k)s, Not Workers

Fees: 3 Steps Every Plan Sponsor Should Take


More Participants Seeking Managed Investments


Senior Citizens Underfunded for Retirement


401(k) savers increasingly utilize investment professionals

How America Saves for Retirement: 2012 DC Plan Data from Vanguard

Further Evidence of a Dutch DC Push

PENSION PLANS

Cash Balance Retirement Plan Growth Rate Soars 500% in 10 Years

Survey shows 75% of pension funds outsource their admin

California on the Brink: Pension Crisis About to Get Worse

THE CAPITAL MARKETS AND INVESTMENTS

U.S. job openings increased in April year over year

Financial markets globally face turmoil

U.S. Treasury sell-off spreads to eurozone bond markets


Emerging markets face capital flight


Are good intentions bad for advanced economies?


Chasing Yield Has A Downside When Interest Rates Rise

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

FINRA Encourages Awareness of Alt Fund Differences

Hedge funds prepare for freedom to advertise to public

Angel Investments Going Mainstream

Institutions taking divergent paths in revamping hedge fund portolios

Charting Hedge Funds’ Long Term Gains

Hedge Funds Up 3.89%: Attract $50 Billion In 2013

Financial crisis curbs private equity investor returns

HEALTH CARE AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

2014 Draws Closer: Employer Plans for Dealing with Health Care Reform Evolving

Health Insurers Report Increased Enrollment in 2012

Sweden Leading the World in Allowing Private Companies to Run Publicly Funded Hospitals

Pent-Up Demand for Medical Care Threatens to Inflate Premiums

ENDOWMENTS, FOUNDATIONS AND PHILANTHROPY

Too Many Charities Don’t Benefit From Donor-Advised Fund Boom

HUMAN RESOURCES, COMPENSATION, NONQUALIFIED AND EXECUTIVE BENEFITS

Who Says Your Compensation Is ‘Reasonable? ‘

Shareholders reject exec pay at 20 companies, report says

BLS Report of Employer Costs for Employee Compensation, March 2013

REGULATION, LEGISLATION, TAXATION, LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jeffrey H. Snyder is a Vice President, Senior Consultant with Cammack LaRhette Consulting. He has 16 years of broad-based defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plan experience consulting to private, public/governmental, not-for-profit and multiemployer plan sponsors. He is responsible for establishing formal fiduciary review processes, evaluating investment managers and service providers, benchmarking plan features and fees as well as establishing communication and education strategies for his clients.

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