September-October 2010

Bees to Honey

Attracting the right clients is key to business success

Clearing It Up

Custodians and clearing firms:  It’s a whole new ball game for the retirement plan RIA

Decisions, Decisions

How did you decide whether to affiliate with a wirehouse, or independent or regional broker/dealer?

Doing Your Homework

Communicating your connection between process and functional delivery

Personality Test

How your mindset contributes to your affiliation selection

Picking a Winner

Advisers share their favorite investment managers and recordkeepers

Taking Aim

New ERISA 408(b)(2) rules take a new look at adviser fees, but how that examination will affect you depends on what kind of adviser you are

Talking Points

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

Trendspotting

Articles that appeared in the Trendspotting section of the magazine

What You Need To Know About YouTube

When most people think of YouTube, they envision comedic homemade videos, sports clips, or excerpts from television shows, but the popular Web site, www.youtube.com, also can be a business tool that 401(k) advisers can use for prospecting, researching, and even networking purposes.