10/01/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest delivery of the industry’s essential news

October 01, 2013

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

The Best Company Retirement Plans

The Rise of Semi-Retirement

Millennials Lagging in Retirement Readiness

DC plan options tweaked as execs prep for rising interest rates, inflation

Advisors split on how best to track retirement readiness

Do Target-Date Funds Make the Grade?

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: DC Plan Fiduciaries Are Feeling the Squeeze 

The Impact of Population Aging and Delayed Retirement on Workforce Productivity

Defined contribution assets jump 17.8% for largest managers

PENSION PLANS

GM Kicks Pensions Can Down the Road 

Detroit Pension Proposal Would Push Workers, Retirees Into 401(k) Plan, Shut Out New Employees

Stockton May Dodge Pension Battle If Deals Hold

Promoting pension reform

Pew’s pension reform activism drawing critics

Public Pension Saves $7.2M on Investment and Admin Costs

Wall Street goes after public pensions

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

U.S. moves closer to government shutdown

U.S. garment factories struggle to find workers

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Private equity trusts report rise in net asset values

Hedge funds show strong confidence in European shares

HEALTH CARE

Exchange players prep for takeoff

Quitting for Obamacare: Trapped Workers May Seek Relief in New Health Exchanges

Three of Four People Are Aware of Individual Mandate but Only Four of Ten Know About Marketplaces and Premium Subsidies

Where You Live Determines How Much You Pay for Health Insurance

U.S. Plans to Unveil New Insurance Options

Fewer Californians optimistic about PPACA

Untangling Obamacare: Shopping the Insurance Exchanges

PHILANTHROPY

Donor Pushes Idea of Tying Executive Pay to Progress in Accomplishing Mission

Most rich donors give because it enriches their lives, study finds

The many benefits to corporate giving

Why Nonprofits Must Collaborate 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Employer May Be Liable to Participants for Mishandling FICA Tax Under a Nonqualified Plan

Companies try to cope with multigenerational workforce

In an uncertain economy, pay raises hover at a modest new normal

LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

ERISA Accounts Meet Plan Asset Rules in New DOL Guidance

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