Content tagged "MoneyGuidePro"



Jon Patullo [r.] with Jim Dario: We started here in Texas with nine vendors in 2010 to start the conversation.

Alert to Pershing's API move and eMoney's dashboard acumen, TD Ameritrade brings its API partners to Texas to drive home its first-mover advantage
TD does (almost) Dallas as it announces 100-plus third-party vendor integrations while keeping an eye on the competition

Thursday 6.30.16
Fidelity's Ed O'Brien, backed by a 30-strong army of staffers, unveiled a bundling app geared toward planning, not investing.

How tech vendors pierced the glare generated by Fidelity's uni-bundle to get their message in edgewise to 650 advisors at T3
Apt metaphors for the state of the RIA business included a giant alarm clock and an actual drone delivering financial advice in the time of robo

Tuesday 2.16.16
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
Bob Curtis: No one is buying us, so you VC people, don't even bother to call.

In bed with giants, T3 software entrepreneurs go to Florida to swear they are still more independent than thou
MoneyGuidePro's Bob Curtis flipped the bird at potential VC cash-bearers as Fidelity-owned eMoney vowed it was still a scrapper

Thursday 11.5.15
Mike Durbin: We want eMoney to infect the rest of Fidelity to change its culture, thus we need to keep it independent.

Mike Durbin goes deep at eMoney Summit on why Fidelity got into RIA software -- a 'culture' point driven home by mind-bending MoneyGuidePro news
eMoney's interim boss, long the king of Fido RIA custody, speaks of eMoney as a de facto genetic implant of blue ocean culture

Thursday 10.22.15
Mike Durbin: It's an unbundling. That's exactly what it is.

Mike Durbin gets right to work as eMoney CEO with MoneyGuidePro coopetition deal -- even though he's 'interim'
The collaboration of the two sworn competitors and a Fidelity guy in between validates that so-called 'dashboard' technology a killer category with new entrants on the way

Thursday 10.22.15
Rocky start: Coders -- presumably tamer than the miners who used to stay at this 19th century former hotel in Park City -- were evicted after complaints from the neighbors.

Strung out on Red Bull, and stung by a red-faced landlord, 70 tech nerds and Russian-style judges, Eric Clarke pushes RIA app coders to new limits in Utah suburb
No panels, no PowerPoint no breakout sessions -- just tech whizzes from competing firms striving to integrate their systems to better serve financial advisors

Friday 9.18.15
Gabe Zichermann: In a game setting, you are challenged and achieve success through a swipe of the finger hundreds of times an hour. And it isn't just the millennial generation that are addicted. [Bill Winterberg, FPPad.com. Used with permission ​]

The buzz at RIA event in San Diego was how to get buzzed, dole out buzzes as inducement to automate practices
The intellectual puzzle of the Envestnet-Yodlee deal was one game played but Laser App's featured speaker took gaming deeper

Monday 8.24.15
David Welling: eMoney has undergone a transformation from planning to a platform. We want Black Diamond to be your platform.

Black Diamond partners with MoneyGuidePro to create a turnkey product
David Welling also adds Salesforce, Redtail and Junxure to a bundle that mimics Tamarac and Orion in creating foolproof integration

Monday 6.15.15
Andrew McFadden: As a startup, it is very difficult to limit yourself to working with a specific clientele. Nevertheless, I decided to go by the book and specialize.

How exactly I started a specialized RIA for under $10,000
Andrew McFadden started Panoramic Financial Advice out of his Fresno, Calif. home and cut costs to the bone -- except where only retail would do -- and isn't afraid to send micro-accounts to a competitor

Tuesday 3.17.15
IMCA was a coming out party for ING's new moniker and billboard.

An advertiser's eye view of IMCA 2014 in Boston and why it's (almost) all about the RIA
The RIA custodians combined had at least 35 people there in the booths

Thursday 5.8.14
Eric Clarke:  It's an open source thought process that will have some calling us crazy.

Eric Clarke rolls the API dice by posting Orion software's code online
By putting 50,000 lines of code all on GitHub, the Orion exec risks giant intellectual capital giveaway -- but the upside is tremendous, observers say

Thursday 5.8.14
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
John Prendergast: [Current data aggregation is] like buying copper pipe when you want a finished bathroom. Blueleaf is the finished bathroom

How Blueleaf sees itself taming the RIA's two betes noire -- and how it is being challenged on that
The new-ish Cambridge-based company has big deals with Redtail and MoneyGuidePro and hopes, amid skepticism aplenty, to literally change wealth management

Monday 2.11.13
Rob Major: It's a real simple thing. It comes down to price.

Half-financed by RIAs, AssetBook rolls out 'Radar' to put big RIAs in its range
The previously down-market software firm says it can do anything Black Diamond can -- at 50% of the price

Thursday 12.13.12
David Loeper: We're not a litigious firm.

MoneyGuidePro back on a roll after the "blip" of being sued by Wealthcare, PIEtech's CEO says as settlement is signed
David Loeper says he's "extraordinarily pleased" but Bob Curtis echoes that sentiment and says his company's work with UBS is stronger than ever

Friday 11.9.12
Larry Sinsimer: This is a statistic that advisors have the power to change.

Three items of RIA interest
Fidelity study shows 70% of recent widows fire their advisors, Commonwealth and embattled PIEtech strike a deal and Modera Wealth brings aboard a senior planning specialist

Thursday 12.29.11
 Leonard Reinhart: What really intrigues me about what he's doing is he's bringing Wall Street back to Main Street.

Why exactly Dave Loeper and a Smith Barney/E.F Hutton legend are teaming up
Leonard Reinhart has ideas about how to market the Richmond, Va.-based firm's patented technology - and alleviate strain

Wednesday 10.26.11
Bob Veres is helping provide the practice management twist to this new conference series.

What Messrs. Bruckenstein, Drucker and Veres cooked up in a Chicago airport hotel
The pilot effort to make a T3-like event with heavy admixtures of wealth management and practice management looked good

Tuesday 10.18.11
Dave Loeper: If advisors are using our process, they need to make sure they have the appropriate rights to it.

David Loeper is taking on UBS but his patent lawsuit is raising alarms in the RIA business
A pitched battle over the uniqueness of a financial planning process could result in thousands of advisors paying royalties

Thursday 8.11.11
Ron Rhoades: Public policy concerns may well influence the outcome of the Wealthcare vs. UBS litigation.

Legal analysis: The chances that Wealthcare beats UBS or upends the financial planning community
The patent lawsuit could have real consequences for financial advisors

Thursday 8.11.11
Redtail's Brian McLaughlin: Are we on the same page, and are we ready to go with the ability to open a new account through Redtail?

TD Ameritrade brings software elite to Dallas for an API summit
The number three custodian its letting its technology partners put the final touches on a low-walled garden

Tuesday 4.26.11
Eric Clarke: We’ve struggled with the lack of a standard, but with TD we’re taking a step forward.

Third-party vendors vouch for TD Ameritrade's API at first general session
The days of batch downloads may be numbered

Thursday 2.3.11
Tom McGuirk: "It was this intense feeling of euphoria and also a moment of whoa! I am really a business owner now."

How an Olympic hurdler and Smith Barney broker made the leap to his own RIA
Goal oriented: Tom McGuirk put his breakaway date on the wall in the place where his running time used to be

Friday 7.16.10
Matt Abar is talking up his vision of the future at the T3 conference

T3 conference sizzles under the hot San Diego sun
RIA event is all about making expensive business decisions

Friday 2.19.10

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