11/25/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest delivery of the industry’s essential newsNovember 25, 2013401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS

Decoding your 401(k) plan’s ridiculous jargon

Attitudes impact retirement savings

Learn Your ABCs Before Hiring a Financial Advisor

Industry Innovation to Drive Participant Engagement

Good Attitude Could Lead to Better Saving

How Will Turnover Affect 403(b)s?

The Role of IRAs in U.S. Households’ Saving for Retirement, 2013 

Lawmakers Want Federal Employees to Have Socially Responsible Retirement Investment Options

PENSION PLANS

US public pension funding remained weak in 2012

Pension system financial picture improves modestly

City pension fees jump 28%

Would a pension fee cap be good for workplace savers?

Raise pension age to 70 ‘or greying will cripple economy’

SC pension system pays record fees, gets high return

West Hartford Pension Fund’s Deficit Widens

Measuring Pension Obligations: Discount Rates Serve Various Purposes 

Pensions are the key to Asia’s aging crisis

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Weighing The Week Ahead: Will Consumers Open Their Wallets?

Household Deleveraging Stabilizes At Record Low Levels

Positive U.S. jobs data boost most Asian-Pacific markets

New Jobless Claims At 323K, Well Below Forecast

Producer Price Index: Headline Inflation Falls, Core Rises

U.S. Retail Sales Growth Stalls
Fee-based advisers plan shift into ETFs

Consultants Find Success as OCIOs

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Why hedge funds still manage to seduce

Hedge Funds Attract $9B In October

The Spillover Benefits of Hedge Fund Activism 

Private Equity: All About The Rolodex

Emerging market hedge funds lead Q3 returns

HEALTH CARE

No HealthCare.gov? No problem, private sites say

What went wrong with HealthCare.gov – and what now

States to decide which plans are PPACA-compliant

Older Capitol Hill Aides Shocked by Obamacare Prices

Better Care at Lower Cost: Is It Possible?

Insurers to Get Extra Month to Set 2015 Obamacare Rates

For Small Businesses, a Hidden Tax in Health Care?

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Executive Pay: How Much Do Shareholders Really Care?

PHILANTHROPY

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LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Supermarket chain pays back $3 million to its 401(k) plan

SEC advisory panel is expected to back fiduciary proposal

Jeffrey H. Snyder

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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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