August 7, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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August 7, 2013

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

Lessons to be Learned From a Flawed 401(k) Fee Study

A New Way to Calculate Retirement Income

Manage Your Multiple Retirement Accounts ‘Holistically’

Are 401(k) Fee Disclosures Making a Difference?

Most DC plan participants want guaranteed income

How to Help Loan Takers

PENSION PLANS

Analysis Determines Detroit Pension Funds in Better Shape Than Orr Says

Japanese pension fund reportedly may shift into stocks


Fueling the Debate over Pension Plans

Motown’s Pension Showdown

Pandemic of pension woes is plaguing the nation

Active equity managers offer little help to public funds

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Banks see decrease in commodities revenue

Companies invest less in labor costs

Real Disposable Income Per Capita: Down 0.11% Year-Over-Year

PCE Price Index Update: The Core Measure Remains Well Below The Fed’s Target

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Hedge Funds and Commodities are Off the Menu for SWFs

How Private Equity Is Driving Value

With few big deals, private equity moves to be Asia’s new banker

Private-Equity Payout Debt Surges

Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Crowded Into The Oil Trade

Hedge funds record downbeat on ag price prospects

HEALTH CARE

In Need of a New Hip, But Priced Out of the U.S.

Aetna Pulls Health Plans from Maryland Insurance Exchange

‘Cadillac Tax’ in ACA Raises Pressure on Public Unions

Health Law Costs Point to Clash Over Employee Rights

What Makes a Successful Workplace Wellness Program?

Healthcare Industry Sees Big Data As More Than a Bandage

PHILANTHROPY

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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Clawbacks in Word, Not Deed

LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

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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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