August 6, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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August 6, 2013

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

“Upside” Potential

Advisers hesitate to embrace social media, survey finds

DC MONEY MANAGERS: Assets increase 12% to $4.23 trillion

PENSION PLANS

Public Pensions After Detroit

SC pension fees draw fire

Record Underfunding Found for S&P 500 Pensions

Pension crunch for states means schools vs. nursing homes

US State Pensions: Investment Gains Dwarfed by Payouts

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Weak job creation leaves Fed’s monetary policy in doubt

Analysis: Effectiveness of QE remains uncertain

Analysis: Oil won’t be top energy source for long

Record high number of millennials living at home

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Mid-sized hedge funds outperform

In hedge fund world, transparency takes a hit

Asian investors warming to hedge funds of funds

Returning confidence drives private equity activity

HEALTH CARE

More states share exchange plan menus

PHILANTHROPY

Phlianthropic Equity.

When the business of giving is broken

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Surviving, Avoiding DOL Service Provider Investigations

Council Recommends Mandating Lifetime Income Illustrations

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, 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.

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