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Jim Mocci: I'm absolutely a data driven marketer.

After Fisher Investments leapt from $65 billion to $200 billion of AUM with him as a lead brand manager, Jim Mocci jumps ship to $15 billion RIA with a playbook to reach $50 billion

The Salt Lake City executive helped feed the creative engine that powered gargantuan organic growth at Fisher Investments, with data derived from the investors themselves

June 21, 2022 at 1:48 AM

Ric Edelman: I  am carefully curating my sponsors.

Edelman Financial Engines replaces 'The Ric Edelman Show' with two 'retirement'-related shows -- including one hosted and owned by Ric Edelman, yet neither (curiously) will refer prospects

The Mountain View, Calif., manager of $260 billion of AUM is splitting a two-hour slot in 25 markets between its namesake's new show and two ringers -- Jean Chatzky and Soledad O'Brien

December 13, 2021 at 7:45 PM

Ric Edelman with wife Jean are cutting the cord to their firm after 36 years in the RIA business.

Ric Edelman removes a major impediment to his firm's future growth--himself--the last act in a 36-year career that will leave Edelman Financial Engines to fend for itself

It must 'demonstrate that it can operate and grow without me,' says Edelman, who pulled the trigger on his departure, following the company's recapitalization.

July 6, 2021 at 2:32 PM

Ric Edelman: We're confident the outcome of this RFP process will be very beneficial for our clients, and our planners and staff who serve them.

Ric Edelman throws his RIA's $30 billion-plus retail asset custody accounts up for grabs with anchor custodians -- TD and E*Trade -- set to be swallowed whole by Schwab and Morgan Stanley

The Edelman Financial Engines co-founder expresses 'confidence in the RFP process,' and sources say the leading contender may be Apex Clearing.

September 24, 2020 at 2:02 AM

John Bunch took a major role in 2016 when Financial Engines purchased his mutual fund retailer.

John Bunch is out at Financial Engines Advisors after merger integration 80% complete; 'big reveal,' relaunch planned in coming months

The No. 2 man at the $181-billion RIA built a uniform client experience, but now has a chance to be CEO of VC-backed firm based in his hometown

July 11, 2019 at 4:26 AM

Ron Carson: These [brokerage] assets are not a good use of [advisors'] time.

Edelman and Carson mark end of era as 'last holdouts' to dump FINRA, but are they jumping from frying pan into fire of SEC scrutiny?

Ron Carson and Ric Edelman ditch FINRA licenses, but both leave door open to commissions and Carson sees a recruitment lure

January 26, 2019 at 8:40 PM

David Bach: NO ONE in the industry has a marketing team that equals the scale of AE Wealth Management and Advisors Excel. No one matches our ability. It’s why I was so confident we could build the [second] fastest-growing RIA in America.

David Bach rocks heavyweights with plan to leverage his media savvy for RIAs at his Topeka TAMP; 'Ridiculous' says Ken Fisher

Since it's launch AE Wealth has been geared to advisors between $10-million and $100-million in assets, but it's now targeting $200 million AUM firms.

August 22, 2018 at 10:12 PM

Larry Raffone just got his life back as Financial Engines went private and shucked all those quarterly calisthenics.

Brooke's Bits: Financial Engines begins private life today; Yahoo!'s Wells Fargo take-down may misunderstand branded wealth managers

Three big brands come together under Hellman & Friedman tutelage and Yahoo! trashes model portfolio use at elite Wells unit, but may be unaware of norms

July 20, 2018 at 3:38 AM

Ric Edelman: It's all additive.

Ric Edelman's RIA empire to merge with legacy The Mutual Fund Stores in $3-billion deal that takes Financial Engines private

Hellman & Friedman stake the eye-popping sum in cash to outright own an RIA with nearly $195 billion of AUM including robo-advised 401(k) assets

April 30, 2018 at 11:57 PM

Joel Bruckenstein: MoneyGuidePro is looking to grow into the more complicated planning space with larger RIAs and family offices, where eMoney has been the tool of choice.

At T3 eMoney and MoneyGuidePro redraw the lines of battle and post-API-era blockchain discussion begins

Financial planning software giants zig to each other's zags, Ric Edelman rips the robos and Joel Bruckenstein bobbles

February 12, 2018 at 10:29 PM

Shirl Penney (2nd from r., flanked by Rich Gill, Marty Bicknell and John Furey): ​Breakaways should expect to 'pay a 25% settlement fee moving forward.'

An RIABiz advertising exec derives hard meanings from soft comments made by big shots at MarketCounsel Summit

Post-TD Tom Bradley, post-refinanced Elliot Weissbluth, post-divorce David Bach and Ric Edelman, post-protocol Shirl Penney and post-windfall Marty Bicknell were among execs who tipped their hands and hearts about where they are headed

December 12, 2017 at 2:18 PM

Brian Hamburger worked the phones until headliners signed on in droves.

After Brian Hamburger scores Greg Fleming, Tom Bradley, Elliot Weissbluth and other A-list whoppers, MarketCounsel Summit fees will rise

Speakers fresh off making RIA headlines, including ex-Morgan Stanley president who is launching Rockefeller-backed RIA, will address uncomfortable issues, which sends demand up; $1,000 tickets til Monday

November 10, 2017 at 11:09 PM

Ryan Parker: I want to say in the clearest way possible that there's nothing driving me away from LPL

Edelman Financial gets its CEO from LPL but the chief executive's job description isn't exactly what the old one was

The $16-billion-AUM RIA's poach of Ryan Parker gives Ric Edelman the bandwidth to exert more of his people power

May 31, 2016 at 8:47 PM

James Mendelsohn's expertise in digital marketing is a relatively untapped vein at Edelman Financial

Ric Edelman hires former what's-in-your-wallet Capital One CMO to replace former Verizon can-you-hear-me-now? guy

James Mendelsohn aims to realize the 'potential energy' of the growth-stalled RIA empire Edelman Financial by exercising branding and marketing skills

May 16, 2016 at 8:20 PM

Peter Mallouk: I basically said: I've got a bit of a monster here and what am I going to do?

What to make of Peter Mallouk's sweeping deal with Tony Robbins -- and where the unlikely pairing goes from here

After deliberately relinquishing his cherished anonymity, the CEO of $18-billion AUM is using the Robbins deals as part of a larger charge from the bulrushes

April 5, 2016 at 3:58 AM

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