11/21/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest delivery of the industry’s essential newsNovember 21, 2013

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

Fair Revenue Sharing

401(k) Participants Expect to Slow Retirement Savings

All-ETF 401(k)s Showing How Less Can Be More. A Lot More.

Health Care Worries Hinder Savings Goals

Savings Game: Managing defined-contribution retirement plans

Building Engagement: The Power of Listening

Retirement Providers Will Engage Participants Through Improved Customization and Enhanced Mobile Technology

PENSION PLANS

Accurate Data Is Important When Ending a Pension

Pension funds benefit from JPMorgan mortgage-bond settlement

Pension annuitization appeal at highest level in 2013

Who Knows Best about Hedging?

Japan Pension Fund Urged to Take More Risk, Review Bonds

The case for independent trustees in DB plan terminations

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Rates will stay low after bond buying ends, Bernanke says

Faltering emerging economies slow world growth

PBOC will loosen controls on yuan’s value

Muni-market investors uneasy over potential changes

Dealers pull back from corporate-bond market

The New Face of Social Investing

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

From Hedge Fund to Family Office

Large Investors Find Asian Hedge Fund Options Limited

European Distressed Debt Drives Up Credit Hedge Funds

How private equity firms are changing fundraising approaches

HEALTH CARE

U.S. Health Benefit Cost Growth Slowed Again in 2013

Why Healthcare.gov Wouldn’t Work at Launch

New Tech Worries Loom for Health Law

Healthcare.gov ‘may already have been compromised’

Doctors Complain They Will Be Paid Less By Exchange Plans

Obama Administration Maps Out Detour Around HealthCare.gov

Perks Ease Way in Health Plans for Lawmakers

Private Exchanges Rise as Health Care Options

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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PHILANTHROPY

More Private Schools Look to Grandparents to Boost Giving

LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

U.S. lawmaker proposes overhaul of corporate-tax law

SCOTUS decision on DOMA having big impact

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 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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