9/20/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest daily compilation of the latest industry news delivered right to your inbox

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

PENSION PLANS

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

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

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

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

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

HEALTH CARE

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

PHILANTHROPY

The Fundraising Exception to the Rule: Healthcare Donations Hold Steady

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

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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

LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

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

Jeffrey H. Snyder
President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.
jeffrey.snyder@themorningpulse.com
646-484-0188

Have an interesting article or periodical to recommend? Send an email to: todaysinterestingarticles@gmail.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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.

ABOUT THE MORNING PULSE

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.

The hyperlinks above take you to internet site(s) sponsored and maintained by independent third parties that are unaffiliated with The Morning Pulse, Inc. It is for general reference and educational purposes. Although we believe the content provider to be a reliable source of information, we do not guarantee the accuracy of the information or warranty the representations of such Websites. The information available through these Web sites has not been prepared by nor does The Morning Pulse, Inc. have an ability to alter the content, and content will not be monitored by The Morning Pulse, Inc. in the future. The Morning Pulse, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the use of or inability to use such site and recommends you review the terms, conditions, and privacy policy applying to your use of the site. Expression of opinions contained on these hyperlinks may or may not be consistent with the opinions of The Morning Pulse, Inc.

Advertisements