Articles tagged "BrightScope"

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Two years after the $199 million FolioDynamix sale, Aaron Schumm jumps back in the B2B RIA game but not to compete -- yet

Staked to $4.5M of F-Prime and FinTech Collective cash, Vestwell will stay in 401(k) for now but roll its business model over soon enough to IRAs

October 4, 2016 — 6:22 PM UTC

AdvisorHub slams Barron's for its advisor list - correlating higher rankings with higher complaint rates

Jed Horowitz cites an unholy alliance between the Dow Jones publication and the many advisors and firms who make the list -- with criteria based largely on asset accumulation

April 28, 2016 — 7:57 PM UTC

Investopedia's grand scheme for RIAs to act as its answer army and why leads and referrals may be beside the point

So far 100 advisors have signed onto's sister-site for the opportunity to dispense free advice to investors who probably won't become clients

March 15, 2016 — 8:22 PM UTC

Betterment adds 50 firms to its new 401(k) plan -- and IBM and Marcia Wagner connections

Smaller companies with Betterment-ish-sounding names like Earnest Operations and Boxed are the early guinea pigs but big dogs are on the robo's 401(k) board of directors

January 27, 2016 — 7:24 PM UTC

RIAs stay the course in holding Schwab to its promise of an RIA-in-charge 401(k) plan with a promising result

Only when RIAs proved they'd only take 'yes' for an answer on open architecture and themselves installed as fiduciaries did their San Francisco-based custodian yield with just a minor Morningstar contingency

November 3, 2015 — 8:07 PM UTC

Dimensional Fund Advisors to launch 13 target date funds but can its RIA 'cult' deliver success?

The Austin, Texas-based fund giant sees a 401(k) opening the size of its home state if Vanguard, T.Rowe and Fido are any indication

October 16, 2015 — 4:33 PM UTC

Betterment jumps headlong into the 401(k) business spurred by a conviction that even Vanguard Group is unfriendly to investors in this arena

The New York robo-advisor is going full stack, competing with Fidelity Investments on everything from recordkeeping to financial advice

September 11, 2015 — 2:22 PM UTC

After growth dip, BrightScope takes a whirl at mutual fund data -- but in a way that Morningstar claims it bypassed

The La Jolla RIA-tracker will gear data toward the 401(k) market and knock down a paywall

June 11, 2015 — 7:09 PM UTC

What exactly to make of the big robo-advice deal that, according to Reuters, Financial Engines and Wells Fargo are nearing

The pieces -- 401(k) pricing, DOL, Supreme Court and massive scale -- are all in place to make the Silicon Valley-San Francisco deal make sense, analysts say

May 26, 2015 — 7:56 PM UTC

After a six-month pause, Voya fills the Maliz Beams void with a 401(k) ace whose advancement stalled

Charlie Nelson was passed over twice at Great-West but has now landed a giant opportunity

April 28, 2015 — 7:32 PM UTC