Articles tagged "MoneyGuidePro"


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Envestnet nabs Dani Fava to cross-pollinate semi-autonomous units and reap 'financial wellness' as the end product

The Chicago outsourcer has a massive, partially disconnected arsenal of products that CEO Bill Crager is rationalizing into 'wellness' with yet another new unit.

July 23, 2020 — 1:42 AM

Jeff Mello is latest to join eMoney's talent exodus but CEO Ed O'Brien says it's healthy renewal at a firm that added several hundred people since Fidelity bought it

The ex-Goldman Sachs director of strategy and planning at eMoney joins a growing list of departures exacerbated, sources say, by Fidelity putting a wobbly performance reporting software project -- and staff -- on its plate

February 28, 2020 — 11:09 PM

After Orion, Fidelity and Envestnet paid big for planning software, Morningstar finesses a DIY planning hack for Workstation; Black Diamond is also trying finesse to counter the continuing planning software grab

The portfolio management giants spent a combined $800 million; Now Morningstar has Goal Bridge and SS&C assures it is keeping even in planning race

September 20, 2019 — 4:29 PM

It took years to woo Bob Curtis to sell MoneyGuidePro but what Envestnet gets for its patience seem plenty worth it -- for both

The Fidelity-eMoney combination was a big success but a Yodlee-MGP pairing could turn the tide in the battle for the advisor desktop. Just don't call it 'competition'

March 16, 2019 — 2:04 AM

A perfect storm of factors -- including 'code' and 'annuities' -- made Jud Bergman pay Bob Curtis $500 million for MoneyGuidePro, plus $30 million to keep the MGP crew around a few more years

MoneyGuidePro's growth rate is declining, it's only '5% accretive' and Envestnet is already fully integrated, but unless the price got paid, the broader network was out in the cold

March 15, 2019 — 12:55 AM

SEI targets the 60% of its book that are planning virgins with Advizr's 'lite' planning software -- an MRI on held-away assets and way to boost SEI products sales

The Oaks, Pa.-based TAMP plans is to lure reps with the 'nibbling' software maker it part owns with a buy-one-get-one-free coaching and planning deal

December 5, 2018 — 11:03 PM

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 — 10:29 PM

Advizr gets Series A $7-million investment in bid to create software with best of eMoney, MoneyGuidePro and Mint.com rolled into one

Franklin Templeton, SEI and Fenway Summer place $7-million wager on Hussain Zaidi, a former Ameriprise broker who cites his 'unfair advantage' in starting from scratch against a software category that got going decades ago

June 22, 2017 — 12:28 PM

Talent exodus at MoneyGuidePro revealed by posting from Mount Kilimanjaro includes two Knulls

The big execu-shuffle may reflect influx of power players into the business of financial planning software -- perhaps hottest of RIA technology categories

April 7, 2017 — 8:03 PM

Commonwealth Financial will reverse course on commissions if DOL gets reversed

The Waltham, Mass. IBD's stance jibes with Wayne Bloom's earlier message of regulatory risk and reward as Merrill Lynch stays mum

November 18, 2016 — 6:02 PM

Cetera's giant software buy shows how eMoney's founder could prove a thorn in the Fidelity side $250 million later

MoneyGuidePro's Kevin Knull credits Edmond Walters for helping sell Cetera on doubling down on MGP planning software

November 11, 2016 — 12:20 AM

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

June 30, 2016 — 12:05 AM

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

February 16, 2016 — 7:19 PM

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

December 23, 2015 — 7:49 PM

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

November 5, 2015 — 7:26 PM