12/02/2013

by The Morning Pulse

The earliest daily delivery of the industry’s essential newsDecember 2, 2013

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

When guaranteed income is a bad bet

Fidelity reports record 401(k) balances, but are they enough?

Retirement management analysts may help boomers with withdrawals

PENSION PLANS

US pensions need to get creative

State pension’s funding gap widens

Time has come for public pensions to give way to 401(k)s

Scottish independence may hit pensioners in the pocket

65.5% of Japanese pension funds invest in alternatives

County seeks $2.5 million loan to fund pension program

Illinois Gives Plan Details for Bailout of Pensions

Big day looms for Illinois, Detroit pensions

CAPITAL MARKETS

Consumer Inflation For November Likely +0.3%

What it costs you to use cash in America

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Hedge funds enjoy a strong October

Hedge funds looking to spot and ride market trends are hoping for a fresh start

Private equity funds face tough challenges today

Middle Market Cos. See Role for Private Equity in 2014

Whistle-blower tries to shed light on private-equity transaction fees

HEALTH CARE

Health care site improving, but still much to be done

Tech experts see health care site’s fixes

Workers save less as health coverage costs keep climbing

Health-Care Website, Improving, Is Likely to Miss Saturday Deadline

Health care sets tone for 2014 midterm elections

PERSONAL FINANCE

5 estate-plan strategies for boomers

Flexibility makes universal life policy consumer friendly

What’s New in Advisor Tech?

Big Ideas in Estate Planning Now

COMPENSATION AND VOLUNTARY BENEFITS

HR as a domain belongs to those with strong conviction and values 

PHILANTHROPY

What It’s Like to Be a Nonprofit CFO

LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

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Jeffrey H. Snyder

President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.
jeffrey.snyder@themorningpulse.com
646-484-0188

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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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