04/01/2014

by The Morning Pulse

April 1, 2014

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

A Lone Ranger of the 401(k)’s
AnchorCould Auto-Escalation Help Public Employees Save More?
‘We’ve Lived through What Happens When You Offer Too Much Choice’
Pending Supreme Court case could make company stock option toxic
2014 could be pivotal for fiduciary rules

The Coming MEP Revolution

DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLANS

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice bill
Japan Pension Panel Calls for Higher Returns
Rhode Island Workers, Retirees Mull Pension Deal
Transition management keeps shrinking

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Anchor European investor demand for US options remains strong
Why it still feels like a recession to so many Americans
Global warming endangers economy
Chinese economy has a bright future Anchor
SEC Analyzes Money Market Fund ReformAnchor

European Gloom Dampens Global Positive Risk Appetite

NON TRADITIONAL INVESTMENTS

Hedge fund managers shy away from mutual funds
De-Risking Drive Leads to Alternatives and Real Assets Push
Private equity bonanza fails to materialiseAnchor

HEALTH CARE

Bargain Based?
Interest in health care surges as enrollment deadline nears
Health care spending is rising
Exchange surge may vary
New York Might Drive Its Obamacare Exchange Premiums Up Another 30 Percent

How to Find Out If Your Employer’s Health Plan Is Good Enough

PERSONAL FINANCEAnchor

Financial planners seeking alternative approaches to bridging the risk gap
The impact of aged care reform on planners and their clients
Superwealthy clients can be challenging
Americans not tax-smart about investment solutions 
AnchorIs Your Practice Allowed to Promote Rollovers?

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 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.

ABOUT THE MORNING PULSE

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