August 14, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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August 14, 2013

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

401(k) Reform Movement Growing: Three Major Gamechangers

401(k) Safeguards: How Your Retirement Can Be Protected

403(b) market offers opportunity for advisers

Survey Reveals Need for Investment Knowledge

Looking Beyond the Hype to Value


Wealth Advisers Pounce on Retirement Nest Eggs of American Airlines Pilots

Pension Funding Continues Improvement

In Detroit, Pensions Prompt Battle of the Actuaries

Retirees fret over lack of safety net for city pensions


ETFs Pull in More Than $42B in July

Massive Layoffs Ahead on Wall St

How Did Affluent Investors Do on Investment Test?


Hedge Funds Add 1.82% In July

Hedge Funds Gain 0.24% In First Week Of August

Stock Investors Take a Cue From Private Equity

Hedge Fund Bulls Show Caution


The Slowing of Health Care Spending: Have We Turned a Corner?

College and University Benefits Study: 2012 Results and Strategies for 2013

U.S. health care law drives wave of hospital M&A

Most support higher premiums for smokers


The Problem of Strategic Philanthropy


District Court Case Shows Difficulty of Administering Windsor Decision

Good governance trumps focus on boardroom pay

Financial services executive salaries subject to claw-back

Shareholders Getting Chummy with Activists



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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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