09/26/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest delivery of the industry’s essential news

September 26, 2013

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

Financial planning: Why Generation Y needs it the most

More People Retiring with More Mortgage Debt

401(k) Target Date Funds: Set It and Regret It?

Cleaning Up Loose Ends for 403(b)s

Avoiding the ‘Black Hole” of retirement

Two-thirds of DC plan assets have an advisor

Next Evolution in Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Design: Retirement Income Programs

PENSION PLANS

City Pension Funding in 2012 Fell Most in 3 Years

Educating Participants About Social Security

How Sensitive is Public Pension Funding to Investment Returns?

Indiana Pension’s Outsourced Annuity Plan Rankles Lawmakers

Teachers at odds over merger with Minnesota pension plan

Pension funds paying more for external managers, despite lower fees

Economic and Financial Approaches to Valuing Pension Liabilities

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Americans are wary of economic recovery

Fed member: U.S. economy cooling

Eurozone still threatens financial system

Competition is improving stock research

Officials cite growing concern over risk of U.S. default

House prices rise 12.4% in biggest U.S. cities

Business Outlook for 2014

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Alternatives a safe haven in changing investment game

Advisers must distinguish between registered and unregistered alts


Hedge fund administration assets jump 13.3%

China Private Equity losses rise

HEALTH CARE

Exchange plans reeling in health agents

Territories face big PPACA risks

Health Law Enrollment in U.S. to See Slow Start Next Week

Health Insurers Scramble to Keep Healthy Customers

Average Obamacare Premiums Will Be Lower Than Projected

Rules Sought for Workplace Wellness Questionnaires

Obamacare: One Blow After Another Has Transformed the Original Plan

Open for Business: Insurers Prepare for New Consumer Market 

PHILANTHROPY

Fiscal Crisis Reshaped How Donors Give

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

SEC fiduciary rule: Putting the focus back on investors

Jeffrey H. Snyder
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The Morning Pulse, Inc.
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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

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