Category: PIERspective Commentary

Spring 2013 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin – May 3, 2013 Plan Rollover Process Needs an Overhaul A recent investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO),…

Spring 2013 Market and Economic PIERspective

April Showers to Bring May Flowers By: Jim Scheinberg – May 2, 2013 Well, five and a half years after the U.S.…

Winter 2012/2013 Market & Economic PIERspective

Might as Well Face It, You’re Addicted to Love Crises By: Jim Scheinberg – February 12, 2013 One can’t help but note…

Winter 2012/2013 Fiduciary PIERspective

By: Brant Griffin – February 4, 2013 Bankrupt City Takes on a Public Pension Behemoth Pension heavyweight CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement…

Fall Market & Economic PIERspective

The Thing By: Jim Scheinberg – October 17, 2012 Can’t you just feel it? Some-thing big is coming. Lord knows we have…

Summer Fiduciary PIERspective

By: Brant Griffin – August 1, 2012 The State of Stable Value Stable value funds, with nearly $540 billion of assets as…

Summer Market & Economic PIERspective

Much Ado About Nothing By: Jim Scheinberg – July 20, 2012 Not sure why, but back in April, I just felt like…

Spring Fiduciary PIERspective

Fiduciary Commentary Q1, 2012 Regulatory Guidance Addresses Retirement Income Annuitization America’s private retirement systems long-term trend away from guaranteed pensions and toward the…

Spring Market & Economic PIERspective

Spring Forward – Fall’s Behind Recently, many have remarked how the U.S. stock market has soared straight up from the end of…

North Pier Fiduciary PIERspective (January 19th, 2012)

North Pier Fiduciary PIERspective – Brant Griffin (January 19th, 2012) Governor Brown Proposes Sweeping Reforms to California’s Pension System To combat its…