10/07/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest delivery of the industry’s essential newsOctober 07, 2013401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS

DC participation at all-time high

The Great Retirement Income Hunt

Using behavioral finance techniques in 401(k) plans

DC Plans, IRAs Imply Economic Advantage

ICI: Most workers who want a retirement plan have one

Recreating Retirement Sustainability

Collective Investment Trusts Increasingly Appear in Investment Lineups

More and More Contributing Less and Less

ETF Usage in DC Plans Varies

PENSION PLANS

Pension deal uncertain as Ill. veto session nears

Russia to Grab Pension Money, Temporarily

Pension deficits remain unchanged in September

Pension woes not isolated by size

Navigating the pensions maze

US state pensions are in a hole – and still digging

Legal fight looms over Oregon pension cuts

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Weighing The Week Ahead: Will Markets Look Beyond The Washington Logjam?

Treasury: Default could bring skyrocketing interest rates

Global policymakers urge U.S. to avoid defaulting on debt

Advisers assure clients U.S. won’t default on debt

Emerging Markets Get A Contrarian Bounce From U.S. Shutdown

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

European private equity buyouts see strongest quarter since 2010

Government Shutdown Impact on Hedge Funds

Mutual funds are killing hedge funds on returns this year

Hedge Funds Make Gains In September

How to Look Under a Hedge Fund’s Hood

Commodity hedge funds face bleak future

HEALTH CARE

Out-of-Pocket Costs Projected to Fall Under ACA

Are Retiree Health Care Benefits Empty Promises?

Insurers See Some Enrollment on New Health Exchanges

Software Problems, Not Just Demand, May Be Behind Marketplace Glitches

Why Healthcare Costs Are About To Explode

Health care law changes everyone’s open enrollment

Health care website gets down time for repairs

Health care holdouts: Uninsured but resisting

Factors Impacting Health Care BenefitsThe Bigger the Deductible, the Smaller the Cost?

PHILANTHROPY

The Government Shutdown: How Nonprofits Are Affected

Time to Ditch the Yale Endowment Model

The influence of new philanthropy on democracy

Harvard Won’t Divest Its $32.7B Endowment From Fossil Fuels

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Fiduciary rules will cost millions in compliance

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 a panelist for Pension and Investments’ 2013 Public Funds DC Summit and the moderator for Bloomberg’s “Ahead of the Curve: The Latest Trends of Defined Contribution Retirement Plans”. 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.

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