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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
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
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
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
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Clawbacks in Word, Not Deed
LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY
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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