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July 29, 2013
401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS AND FINANCIAL PLANNING
Is Now the Worst Time to Retire? Not Even Close
401(k) Plans: Fees vs. Costs
The Aging Mind and Money
Asset-based fees become bigger part of advisers’ income
Personal Communication Is Key for Millennials
The Value in Participant Financial Education
Facing Up to America’s Public Pension Woes
Corporate America anxious about providing pensions and benefits
Funding Pensions a Top Concern for CFOs
Think Tank Supports Consolidating Mass. Pension Systems
Public Pension Deficits Get Renewed Scrutiny Due to Detroit Bankruptcy Filing
Is the Future of European Cross-Border Pensions in DC?
Scranton pension board keeps conservative investment mix
THE CAPITAL MARKETS AND INVESTMENTS
Fed’s balance sheet continues upward trend
Japan starting to win fight against deflation, data show
U.S. agency: World set to use 56% more energy by 2040
CBO: Canceling sequestration would lead to job growth
North Carolina House OKs higher pension fund alternative investment limits
Investors Renew Push to Hedge Funds
Clouds over hedge fund industry grow darker
Canadian Hedge Funds Wilt In June
HEALTH CARE AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Getting Employees to Take Action: Using Behavioral Economics Insights to Deliver Benefits Messages
Most Physicians Blame Others for Rising Healthcare Costs
WellPoint Sees Small Employers Dropping Health Coverage
Wellness Program ROI Depends on Design and Implementation
Can Three Technologists, $40 Million, and Obamacare Change Health Insurance Forever?
Insurer Exits from Markets: An Unintended Consequence of the ACA?
The high cost of health care: Searching for a diagnosis
U.S. Healthcare Costs Now Double the Global Average
ACA Boosts Status of Alternative Medicine
ENDOWMENTS, FOUNDATIONS AND PHILANTHROPY
How exempt organizations can make better use of Form 990
Philanthropy? Giving back wealth is more of “conscience laundering”
Infrastructure Support for Philanthropy
HUMAN RESOURCES, COMPENSATION, NONQUALIFIED AND EXECUTIVE BENEFITS
Compensation levels rise for US SmallCap CEOs
The Experts: How Should CEO Pay Be Changed?
REGULATION, LEGISLATION, TAXATION, LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY
DOL proposes guide to disclosure of retirement plan fees
DOL settles suit alleging misuse of $4.2 million in pension plan assets
Jeffrey H. Snyder
President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.
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, defined contribution and nonqualified retirement plan experience consulting to private, public/governmental, not-for-profit, higher education, healthcare 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 and implementing communication and education strategies for his clients.
ABOUT THE MORNING PULSE
The Morning Pulse (TMP) is a daily periodical compiling the latest industry news in a wide variety of fields and specialties. TMP includes the perspectives of benefits professionals, consultants, advisors, asset managers, economists, service providers and academics in one easy to read email, delivered at the beginning of each day.