10/08/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest delivery of the industry’s essential news

October 08, 2013

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


Suggestions for a Fragmented System


Total DC plan costs drop 3.6% in 2012

The ‘lost generation’ of retirement planning

Alternatives in Plans Raise Red Flags

Plugging DC Plan Leaks

PENSION PLANS

A look at pension problems, solutions in US cities

Evolving Roles for Pension Regulations: Toward Better Risk Control

Longevity Risk Management, Corporate Finance, and Sustainable Pensions

The Perils of Putting One’s Faith in Defined Benefit Pensions

Law Shields Churches, Leaves Pensions Unprotected

Political, Popular Obstacles Block Public Employee Pension Changes

Kansas City’s pension reform struggles ahead

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

U.S. government shutdown impedes EU-U.S. trade talks

Economists see steady U.S. hiring in absence of September jobs report

U.S. consumer gloom deepens

Actively Managed Mutual Funds Fall Short Again

A ‘Perfect Storm’ Hits TIPS Funds

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Private equity diversification: possible conflicts

US private equity firms on the defensive amid budget cuts

Pensions guardian favours alts over equities

US hedge funds investing heavily in Greek banks

HEALTH CARE

Reaching and Enrolling the Uninsured: Early Efforts to Implement the ACA

Glitches Persist on Maryland Health Insurance Exchange

Federal Government Acknowledges It Needs to Fix Design and Software Problems of Healthcare Website

PHILANTHROPY

Foundations Work Together to Amplify Their Grant Making

Charities Turn to Chief Strategy Officers to Help Plan Their Futures

How to Salvage Solicitations That Go Wrong

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Retail Investors Seen as Key to Firms Struggling on Say on Pay

U.S. Companies Planning Modest Executive Pay Raises Next Year

LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Fiduciary Rules Will Cost Millions in Compliance

Exploring Target-Date Fund Transparency

Relaxing Rules Will Help Small Employer Retirement Plans

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.

ABOUT THE MORNING PULSE

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