Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - South Dakota Department of Labor Employee Retirement Board

Investment News Briefs

The news briefs below are provided in Adobe .pdf format* unless otherwise noted.

January 2009
Exposure of Principal Financial Group to Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC

October 2008
Dan Houston, President of Retirement and Investor Services, recorded a video message directed to plan participants, addressing concerns over retirement savings in light of the recent economic turbulence. Below are links to open and play the video message. You will need either Windows Media Player or Real Player to view the video.

Video message from Dan Houston in Windows Media Player format
Video message from Dan Houston in Real Player format

November 2008
"Market conditions and your decision to retire"

September 2008
"The Principal Financial Group: Strength and Stability During Turbulent Times"
"Coping with Volatile Markets: Six Tips for Alleviating Anxiety"

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184