by The Morning Pulse

February 27, 2014

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

Mass. presses providers on lump-sum 401(k) contributions
Sponsors Seek Help through Managed Accounts
Losing Benefits Is Top Retiree Anxiety
The horsepower behind 401(k) plans: A specialist adviser
Retirement Security in an Aging Society

One-Third of Americans Are Not Familiar with Their Retirement Plan Investment Options


What to Do When You’re Fully Funded
Brookings Institution offers middle ground in public plan reform debate
Kansas bill to start DC plan for state workers, teachers stalls
In San Jose, generous pensions for city workers come at expense of nearly all else
The Political Underbelly of the Pensions Crisis: What Broke the System, and How Do We Fix It?

401(k), ‘cash balance’ plans eyed for state pension reform

Pension reform task force backs half-cent tax increase


U.S. consumer confidence slipping
What’s Scarier—Inflation or Interest Rates?
U.S. home-price growth shifts to modest decline
U.S. protectionism could kill trade deals


US Private-Equity Tax Change Doubtful This Year

Private equity poised to pounce on southern Europe
Hedge Fund Fail-Mates
‘Alternative’ Funds: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em
MSCI warns of real estate investment challenges


Web firms enjoy HealthCare.gov party
The best place for private equity? Healthcare
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, February 2014
Expanding Health Coverage Provides Financial Protection Too
More Employers Will Self-Insure If States Let Large Firms on Exchanges in 2017


Creating a plan for the right retirement income
An online future for financial planning?


The Impact of Section 409A on Severance Payments

Jeffrey H. Snyder

President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.

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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 Retirement Group 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” and an independent voice, 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 and has written countless articles. He recently authored “A Bid for Change: Using the Competitive Process to Transform Your DC Retirement Program”,  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 which were picked up by the National media.


Jeffrey has a passion for reaching out, guiding others and sharing important information. In late 2012, Jeffrey founded The Morning Pulse, Inc., a media company focused on aggregating, organizing and delivering industry information daily. Over a thousand industry professionals and senior executives have come to trust Jeffrey for his editorial eye and timely delivery of important and relevant news.
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