ETFs Still Missing From 401(k)s

By Debbie Carlson

Tom Conlon, head of client relations at Betterment for Business—Betterment’s 401(k) business line that uses ETFs for its clients—agrees it’s hard to touch Vanguard’s pricing at the large institutional level. But for smaller plans like the ones they service—plans with 50 to 1,500 participants—they’re more likely to incur higher costs with a traditional 401(k) that uses mutual funds.

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This article originally published October 1st, 2018 on

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