Nov-Dec 2008

Breaking Up

When is the right time to end a relationship with a client?

Ed O’Connor

Head of Retirement Consulting Services UBS Financial Services

Outward “Bound”

Reviewing the rules about 401(k) hardship distributions

Pick Me!

Advisers crucial to QDIA selection

Request Granted

Boeing 401(k) fee case sanctioned as class action

Road Test

A view of a recent product development

Staying on Course

One of my favorite quotations is George Santayana's, "Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it."

Talking Points

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

Top Web Sites for Advisers

Asset management consultant kasina identified the 10 strongest Web sites within the intermediary channel based on criteria that fall into three distinct categories: availability of content, quality of content, and user experience.

Trendspotting

Articles that appeared in the Trendspotting section of the magazine

What’s in a Name?

"Fiduciary" is a word that is widely used but frequently misunderstood in the world of retirement plans.

Wrapping Them Up

Exchange-traded funds are working their way into retirement plans, in a variety of interesting ways