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Ryan Hughes:  I should’ve launched the firm in LA ...  but I was married with two small children and we both wanted to raise our children in San Diego.

20 months in: A field dispatch from an advisor who started an RIA in a strange city with no clients
After stints as a Beverly Hills broker for Merrill and a salesman for Schwab, the Navy veteran went deep into academia to learn his trade

Wednesday 12.23.15
Brooke Southall: There are only so many flavors of trust, integrity and character.

The 10 biggest threats to the RIA business heading into 2014
The fiduciary planning model is taking shots from every angle but the jugular looks inaccessible

Friday 12.27.13
Reed Colley: I love solving problems and I've not always been the best at implementing solutions.

Reed Colley steps down from executive-level duties after selling Black Diamond
With bucks in the bank and his Advent mission largely accomplished, the 36-year-old entrepreneur is eyeing ventures, offering his two cents at Advent when asked

Thursday 9.26.13
Lyman Howard: We feel we could have gotten away with cobbling together some freeware ... That option, however, would have left us with zero customer service.

How I picked technology -- from Black Diamond-in-SSG to Dudamobile -- to use in my startup RIA
We're free of legacy systems and just in time for mobile computing, cloud storage, and social media's adoption by the masses

Tuesday 2.12.13
Suresh Kumar's name was synonymous with NetX360 and now he's watching from a loftier BNY perch.

Suresh Kumar moves on to BNY Mellon and Pershing and NetX360 adjust to life without the maestro
The Jersey City-based clearing and custody company is filling the big shoes of its former chief information officer with two of his former underlings

Tuesday 10.9.12
Matt Judge: Demand reached a head recently.

Not without criticism, TD Ameritrade opens an 'insurance agency' for RIAs that want to provide annuities
Schwab says it will also use more annuities to meet the swelling demand for retirement income but Jefferson National's CEO questions the custodians' focus on traditional annuities

Friday 9.28.12
Launch No. 2: RIABiz correspondent Timothy Welsh and T3's Joel Bruckenstein set sail.

After a year under wraps, Laser App unveils a new "anywhere" product at its sixth annual conference in San Diego
Laser App Anywhere is, from its cloud, fundamentally different from the company's legacy desktop, server-based software products

Monday 8.27.12
Reed Colley: We don't make people pay twice for two programs.

Black Diamond is setting its sights on smaller advisors and other things I learned over breakfast with Reed Colley
Advent Custodial Data and Moxy are now part of the Black Diamond arsenal and pricing may become attainable for small RIAs with moxie

Wednesday 6.6.12
Black Diamond founder Reed Colley is relocating to San Francisco to help chart Advent's broader future with his knowledge of mobile, social media and the cloud.

A year after the Advent-Black Diamond deal, the merged company is making some big chess moves
Reed Colley switches coasts as new hire Mike Golaszewski heads the other way to Jacksonville and the Advent-Black Diamond sales teams merge

Monday 5.21.12
1,600 Laserfiche users, vendors, resellers, consultants and technology partners assembled in Disneyland to learn about latest developments in content management.

Laserfiche user conference draws a big crowd that wants to toss filing cabinets
Dan Skiles, Bill Winterberg and Joel Bruckenstein lent an RIA air to the 1,600-person event

Tuesday 1.31.12
Charles Goldman has kept a low profile but maintains an intense interest in the RIA business

Charles Goldman will give a speech and Shareholders Service Group will make noise in the marketplace
Over 300 independent RIAs are expected in San Diego along with Spenser Segal, Lou Stanasolovich, Bob Veres and Norm Boone

Wednesday 12.14.11
Dan Skiles is adding RedBlack and Total Rebalance Expert to the SSG repertoire. Even small RIAs can benefit, he says.

Volatile markets spark interest in rebalancing software - along with questions about how much is necessary
The Wall Street Journal publishes an article looking at rebalancing's efficacy and tops execs at Tamarac and RedBlack offer thoughts

Wednesday 11.9.11
Robb Baldwin: They’re going to refer business to us… they get multiple inquiries of people that want to go RIA.

Wells Fargo now has a testing paw in the RIA stream
A deal between Trade-PMR and its clearing unit sets up interesting possibilities

Tuesday 4.19.11
Frederick Van Den Abbeel: We did benefit from Fidelity’s decision and it also introduced us to other Fidelity RIA firms which were not affected -- through referrals.

The emerging asset custodians rake in small RIAs
Demand comes from IBD reps, start-ups, breakaways and refugees from the big three custodians -- including a few advisors seeking to avoid a new Fidelity fee

Thursday 12.23.10
Peter Mangan: We were interested in them longer than they were interested in us.

As Black Diamond deal starts to click, small custodian gets another hot partner
Shareholders Service Group gives its 700 RIAs access to Envestnet's services

Wednesday 9.8.10
Peter Mangan: If there’s a knock, it’s that there’s so many features that it makes it difficult for advisors to find the ones they need

Several hundred small RIAs gain access to Black Diamond software at reduced rates
Shareholders Service Group will be one service point for its advisor clients

Tuesday 5.11.10
Christopher Dean, managing director of Summit Partners in Boston, invested VC money in RIAs

10 things that show the RIA movement is really heating up in 2010: Part I
Observers need a scorecard to keep track of all the advances that RIAs are making

Monday 3.22.10
Brooke Southall: The Custody Project has grown to do justice to the scope and quality of the material it covers

Asset Custody Project rolls forward
The scope of the RIABiz plan for 2009 recaps and 2010 outlooks of RIA custodians took on a life of its own

Monday 2.1.10
Dan Skiles: It doesn’t matter from a passion standpoint whether the RIA has $50 million or $2 million

How Schwab's top tech executive for RIAs ended up with a fledgling competitor
Dan Skiles makes conscious decision to stop his 'Up in the Air' life and discovers the joys of being an entrepreneur

Monday 1.11.10
Peter Mangan: [RIAs] like that we’re a boutique operation

A small RIA custodian in San Diego faces a new challenge: accelerating growth [updated]
Peter Mangan is creating a company that resembles the old Jack White more every day

Monday 1.11.10
Expect to hear more in 2010 from Mike Durbin, who leads Fidelity's fast-growing RIA custody unit

Percolating: RIA custody roundup for 2010
New faces, new programs, new technology and new assets

Thursday 12.31.09
Advent Software's five-year non-compete clause was not long enough to suppress Matt Abar

The executive Advent bought and buried is back with a vengeance
Matt Abar's second act looks formidable, say beta clients and industry experts

Wednesday 12.2.09

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