planadviser September/October 2012

A Closer Look at ETF Fees

Advisers can help sponsors who are drawn to the funds’ low expense ratios get the full cost picture

Growing Pains

As an adviser’s business grows, a key concern is whether to grow organically or through deals or partnerships

Trendspotting

Articles that appeared in the Trendspotting section of the magazine.

Getting the Default Rate Right

Successfully engaging automatically enrolled participants starts with the default rate—and, studies say, 3% will not cut it.

Wake Up!

How to re-engage automatically enrolled participants in their 401(k) plan

No Hands Required

Once something just found in a Ray Bradbury story, autonomous cars—no braking, accelerating or even steering required—could become a reality. 

Call to Action

Fee disclosure requires those all around the retirement plan industry to get involved

Group Think

About six months after my first daughter was born, I quite literally bumped into a mother with two preschoolers in tow in our parking garage.

Talking Points

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