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While much of the current economic news has been positive, there are signs that rising interest rates are starting to take a bite out of the economy. Recently, the Atlanta Federal Reserve revised its forecast for 1Q Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth down from more than 5% to a mere 1.9%. Despite this, The Federal […]

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Volatility has returned to the equity market with a vengeance.  As measured by the S&P 500, the first quarter of 2018 saw more moves of greater than 1% to the positive (11) and negative (12) than all of 2017 (4 positive and 5 negative).  In addition, the first quarter also posted the index’s best single […]

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One of the most important contributions a consultant can make to a client’s retirement program is creating a plan design that meets the unique needs of the plan sponsor and the participants for which the retirement benefit is being provided. Each plan sponsor is trying to solve for a retirement gap unique to their own […]

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FPPTA WALL STREET

February 27, 2018

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March 27-31, 2018 The Barclay, NY The Florida Public Pension Trustees Association (FPPTA) is a non-profit, established for the purpose of providing education and information for and about the public pension system, and advocating for defined benefit pension plans. AndCo Conference Speaker: Dave West, CFA®

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CCAP Spring Conference

February 27, 2018

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March 18-20, 2018 Harrisburg, PA The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) is the voice of Pennsylvania counties. CCAP provides county leaders with information and guidance related to legislation, education, media, insurance, technology and many other issues that help create and maintain crucial services for residents throughout the state.

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MAPERS One Day Seminar

February 27, 2018

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March 2, 2018 Troy, MI Michigan Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (MAPERS) was established to provide educational training and legislative updates to trustees of Public Employee Retirement Systems within the State of Michigan.

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LATEC

February 27, 2018

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February 7-9, 2018 New Orleans, LA The Louisiana Trustee Education Council (LATEC) encourages and facilitates the education of its membership in all matters related to their duties as the holders of trust assets by those bearing a fiduciary responsibility for such assets. They develop and conduct educational programs and networking opportunities among trustees, administrators and […]

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PA AFL-CIO Legislative Conference

February 27, 2018

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February 2018 Harrisburg, PA The Pennsylvania American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (Pennsylvania AFL-CIO) is a democratic organization governed and comprised of local, national, and international unions. The organization focuses on the fulfillment of the hopes and aspirations of working people through democratic processes within the framework of the constitutional government in […]

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Institutional investment consulting firm establishes new Texas office. DALLAS, TX (Feb. 19, 2018) — AndCo Consulting (AndCo), an independent, employee-owned institutional investment consulting firm, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its Texas presence with a new Dallas office. The new location is a direct result of the firm’s commitment to Texas. “At AndCo, […]

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Public service employees work for decades in hopes that a well-earned retirement awaits them as they enter their golden years. But, before they reach that milestone, their public pension plan must be prudently managed so the pension they have accrued can actually be paid. For trustees charged with making the right decisions for a diverse […]

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