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July 31, 2013
401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS
NAGDCA Addresses Retirement Income Strategies
Low earning Gen X faces additional decade in workforce
Should You Buy Retirement Income?
Retirement Living: Dreams are just a plan away
Retirement Plan Expenses: Employees Do Little To Change High Fees
401(k) Plans: What They Really Cost
Fight Looms Over Pensions for Detroit Retirees
Pension crisis worsens in Pa.
Defined benefit ‘far from dead in the water’
Pensions: The next investing challenge
Are Private Equity Partners Responsible for Unfunded Pensions?
The OCIO Revolution: Here to Stay?
THE CAPITAL MARKETS
Hedging Appropriate As U.S. Dollar Strengthens
Michigan Consumer Sentiment: Highest Level In 6 Years
Detroit bankruptcy is a warning sign
Analysts expect drop in government-bond sales
Pending home sales decrease as mortgage rates increase
Audit reveals U.S. paid $36.6M to dead farmers
2008 economic crisis had minor effect on insurers
Hedge Funds Boost Brent Crude Net-Longs to Five-Month High
Hedge Funds Face “Crisis Of Performance”
Hedge Funds Are Buying Detroit Bonds
Hedge Fund Alpha Down For Fourth Straight Month in 2013
Detroit Looks to Health Insurance Exchanges to Ease Costs
Privacy and Security in the ACA’s Data Hub
Are Companies Bluffing on Health Benefits?
Health Care M&A Spending Grows in Q2 2013, Compared with Q1
Health care costs rise at slowest rate in 50 years
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Tightening Incentive Plan Performance Criteria a Top Priority for Both HR and Finance Executives
Shareholders increasingly draw line in sand on executive pay
Say on Pay Compensation Changes Working
Earning Their Keep
LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY
ASPPA Asks DOL to Improve Form 5500
Young donors want to see results
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.