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Model Portfolios: Helping Educators Make Objective DC Plan Decisions

A special article by Carole Anne Luckenbach, CEBS

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Nominations now accepted for 2015 Governing Council

CEBS graduates can submit their nominations through August 15.

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From Red Hot Chili Peppers to Rush to the Rolling Stones—Three Generations Prepare for the Future

Special Benefits Quarterly article by Ray Baumruk and Barbara Hogg, Aon Hewitt

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Symposium Early Registration Deadline Extended

The Symposium early registration deadline has been extended to August 8th. But don't delay - hotel rooms at the Arizona Biltmore are filling fast. Reserve your spot at the premier benefits conference in North America today. [Register Now

2015 Governing Council Nominations Accepted Through August 15


The terms of two Governing Council members (Wayne C. Murphy and Michelle Kelly) are expected to expire on December 31, 2014, and two Society members will be elected to fill these openings. The procedures and timetable to be followed are detailed in the enclosed material.

The Society is asking members to assist in identifying qualified Certified Employee Benefit Specialists to serve on the Governing Council. If you are aware of a Society member who should be considered by the Nominating Committee, please complete the enclosed nomination form and forward the personal profile to the nominee for completion. Primary consideration will be given to those individuals who have been active in local chapters, served on Society committees and attended the annual Symposium.

Both forms must be returned to Society headquarters by August 15. Should you wish to submit more than one nomination, feel free to make additional copies. All nominations will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee, and the two candidates who best meet the criteria and needs of the Governing Council will be recommended.

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The DOMA Decision One Year Later

One year after the landmark Supreme Court Windsor decision, employers have moved beyond hesitation and are adjusting plans, including extending benefits to become compliant.  Most employers reported the decision has made an impact on their organization.  Beyond the compliance mandates, more than half of surveyed employers are reporting a desire to be more inclusive of different types of families as part of the corporate culture. Read more about the International Foundation's recent survey findings. [read more] 7/7/14

Symposium Sightseeing Options Announced

The Phoenix Chapter has coordinated two exciting sightseeing opportunities for Symposium attendees. These "early bird" tours are available on Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7.

Take a look at the offerings now.  The Symposium is September 7-10 in Phoenix, Arizona. Early registration ends July 15 - register today!


Report Your CEBS Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

The online reporting for CEBS CPE is available.

You can enter, view or edit your CPE activities and credits through your International Foundation profile. Log in at and click "Manage Your CPE Credits" to the right of your name. The username or login is your 6- or 8-digit member number and the password is traditionally your last name.

If you need assistance, contact the CEBS customer service team during business hours at 800-449-2327, option 3 or

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