Fall 2007

403(b) aware

New 403(b) rules may offer opportunities for advisers to have a "client touch"

Uncertain Course

Where are some financial advisers taking our industry?

The Path Ahead

Plan sponsors want more fee disclosure, and regulators will likely require it soon. That is both a threat and an opportunity for advisers.
 

Certify Able

Some states taking a closer look at adviser certifications

457 Exemptions

 IRS issues guidelines for deferred compensation arrangements maintained by tax-exempt entities or state or local governments

Time Flies

Believe it or not, it's been a year since we launched PLANADVISER 

Invest-O-Matic

Advisers have conflicting views on lifecycle funds

B/D Advice

As retirement plan advisers increase in number, independent broker/dealers are building their support services

Reaching for the Top

Investment-only DC shops offer advisers more than just an investment menu

Playing Favorites

When it comes time to help plan sponsor clients select and monitor investment lineups, advisers have clear favorites

Picking a Winner

How the best advisers quarterback the conversion process
 

Talking Points

Tired of giving the same old presentations? Use these nuggets of information to spruce them up.