Articles Published 3/2018


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Totum's bid to beat Riskalyze, including its own 1 to 99 risk number, gets reward -- acceptance by Black Diamond and CircleBlack

CEO Larry Shumbres says financial advice industry is in for a shock, as thousands-strong uptick in users shows Totum Risk is the real deal

March 30, 2018 — 8:39 PM UTC

Buckeye RIA with $3.2-billion AUM hires advisor with private bank chops

March 29, 2018 — 7:38 PM UTC

Betterment reboots its RIA business big-time with new chief, ACATS for ETFs and the ability to fold existing holdings into robo portfolios

Cara Reisman absorbs duties of Tom Kimberley -- then gets to work making the New York robo-custodian more like classic RIA custodians

March 29, 2018 — 12:06 AM UTC

A team since '95 (with one time-out) lands at UHNW Fred Alger Management

March 28, 2018 — 8:57 PM UTC

Econoday names Bay Area consultant Michael Milmoe as its president

March 28, 2018 — 8:04 PM UTC

After Orion user conference, CEO Eric Clarke greenlights new software layer -- spearheaded by his general counsel

RIAs told horror stories to the Omaha software firm in Phoenix about SEC compliance -- encouraged by presentation by NorthStar's Kylee Beach -- and it fell on receptive ears this time

March 27, 2018 — 11:50 PM UTC

CFO Strategic Partners appoints of new CFO with engineering background

March 27, 2018 — 5:15 PM UTC

Vestwell jets ahead and adds pilots on the fly to keep startup on course

Founder Aaron Schumm is dealing with the dilemma/windfall of business coming over the transom ahead of projections

March 26, 2018 — 10:10 PM UTC

Synchronized successions to follow retirement of Vanguard's fixed-income chief in London

March 26, 2018 — 8:32 PM UTC

At Alex. Brown, one manager moves up and another out in wake of Van Law's RayJay exit

March 26, 2018 — 7:08 PM UTC

Bill Van Law's exit from Raymond James was preceded by 'administrative leave' and HR investigation, sources say

The head of the RIA unit succeeded in growing RIA assets to $25 billion but never was accepted as 'RIA native' by RIAs or the industry

March 23, 2018 — 11:54 PM UTC

Mike Durbin says Fidelity Institutional has heightened 'strategic anxiety' softened by its best asset growth ever

His $2.6-trillion unit's 2017 asset growth includes big adds from AssetMark, Sepio, Carson Group and Principal Securities

March 23, 2018 — 3:19 AM UTC

Bill Van Law is suddenly out the door at Raymond James

The decision came after a planeload of St. Petersburg associates and their families -- and some of their pets -- were deployed to the firm's Memphis office

March 22, 2018 — 4:36 PM UTC

Keeping it 100 -- and 21st -- American Century continues to build out its ETF unit

March 21, 2018 — 8:48 PM UTC

Trizic CEO raises $10M, poaches ex-FolioDynamix COO and luxuriates in 'ocean' of FIS 14,000-bank insider advantage

Drew Sievers vows that firm's five-year plan will make his bank clients massive competitors to Wealthfront and Betterment

March 21, 2018 — 8:13 PM UTC

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