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September 20, 2013

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

Renewed debate arises over 401(k) performance

Incorporating TDF Tips into Your Processes

Speaking So Participants Can Understand

Reverse Glide Paths: Re-Upping Equities in Retirement

The Challenges of an Aging Workforce


Can Public Employees Be Trusted to Choose the Right Retirement Plan?

A Promise to Protect Pensions Will Test Greece’s Red Line on Austerity

Pension Funds: The $4 Trillion Problem

Pensions present credit risk among sub-sovereigns in multiple countries

Pension funds paying more for external managers, despite lower fees

City Pension Crisis Goes Silent but Still Moving

Pension Funding Relief Is Tempting But the Price May Be Too High in the Long Run


Fed helps boost markets by continuing bond-buying program

U.S. IPO market rebounds as deal pipeline fills up

August’s rise in U.S. housing starts disappoints

Money market funds prepare defense against more rules

Index assets up 18.4% for year; total worldwide tops $7 trillion

Advisers recover appetite for global investment


Why is Your Hedge Fund Not Performing?

Investor Appetite for Alts Surges

Investors Ordering Second Helping of Infrastructure

Private Equity Firms Must Remain Cautious of Conflict Issues

Hedge Funds Fuel Appetite For Mortgage Servicing Rights


Few hospitals ready for PPACA

Health care reforms drive opportunity for real estate investors

Health care standoff pushes U.S. closer to shutdown

Healthcare Reform Puts Pressure on Hospital HR Execs

When to Kick Adult Children Off Your Health Plan

A Better Way to Encourage Price Shopping for Health Care

Almost All Large Employers Planning to Provide ACA Exchange Notices


The Fundraising Exception to the Rule: Healthcare Donations Hold Steady

To Thrive, Do Work That Interests Donors, Don’t Cut Programs, Says Leader


Quarterbacking voluntary benefits enrollment

Strategies for Driving Enrollment Participation

Companies Are Satisfied with Group Long-Term Disability Plans But Gaps in Coverage May Leave Executives Underinsured

SEC approves plan to reveal CEO-worker pay gaps

U.S. Chamber Calls on SEC to Ensure Pay-Ratio Proposal Provides Investors with Useful Information


Labor decides same-sex couples covered by ERISA regardless of residence

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An American entrepreneur and business leader, Jeffrey H. Snyder represents the American ethos and work ethic by applying his management, finance and information technology skills and experience to the financial services industry. He currently serves as a Vice President, Senior Consultant with Cammack LaRhette Consulting and Chief Executive Officer of The Morning Pulse, Inc., Jeffrey has held a wide range of senior positions within the United States defined contribution retirement industry. His experience is as broad as it is deep and he has worked with many of the industry’s top firms to provide guidance and solutions to employers throughout all sectors of the economy.

Considered an “industry insider”, Jeffrey is often sought out for his opinion on a wide range of industry topics speaking at industry conferences and web events. Most recently, Jeffrey was the moderator for Bloomberg’s “Ahead of the Curve: The Latest Trends of Defined Contribution Retirement Plans” discussing the latest regulatory, investment, plan design and behavioral finance ideas. He has also been quoted in industry periodicals such as The Benefits Law Journal and Institutional Investor and has written countless articles. He recently authored Optimizing Public Pension Systems: A Call for a Plan of Action for Public Defined Contribution Plan Sponsors and Eight Hot Topics for Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Sponsors, both picked up by the National media.


Jeffrey has a passion for reaching out, guiding others and sharing important information. In late 2012, Jeffrey founded The Morning Pulse, Inc., a media company focused on aggregating, organizing and delivering industry information daily. Over a thousand industry professionals and senior executives have come to trust Jeffrey for his editorial eye and timely delivery of important and relevant news.

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