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|High-net-worth client assets||More than 75%|
|Percentage of assets under management||Yes|
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Wealthfront, Vanguard tap data aggregation to increase assets, improve financial planning for clients
April 1, 2016 - In a matter of a month, three robo-advisers have added data aggregation to their arsenal, saying it helps provide a full financial picture and better financial advice for clients. Betterment, Vanguard Personal Advisor Services and, as of Thursday, Wealthfront...
November 6, 2015 - As advisers begin to collect personal financial data in an automated fashion, some banks may want to stop playing along. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co. might begin to restrict their data to personal finance platforms and data aggregators,...
September 29, 2015 - As robo-advisers have taken the financial advice business by storm, other digital platforms not focused solely on investing are poised to disrupt the industry. Many financial industry watchers say companies that offer apps that keep track of consumers'...
September 27, 2015 - The following is an edited version of a speech given Sept. 17 by Paul Schott Stevens, president and CEO of the Investment Company Institute, before the World Affairs Council in St. Louis. As I survey the retirement landscape in September 2015 â€” seven...
September 25, 2015 - Envestnet plans to break even on its latest splashy acquisition by 2020, despite the hefty price tag it paid to land data services provider Yodlee. But the latter's competitors are positioning themselves to make sure that doesn't happen. The financial...
September 3, 2015 - Advicent, a financial planning platform for advisers, has teamed up with data-analytics and aggregation company Quovo, marking the latest integration relationship in the financial technology space. While the collaboration is likely to be beneficial for...
September 1, 2015 - Some of the wealth management industry's biggest entrepreneurs have put their faith â€” and their money â€” behind Quovo, a data-analytics and account-aggregation platform. Fintech Collective led the data company's latest funding round of $4.75 million....
August 11, 2015 - Envestnet's latest acquisition is yet another indicator that the future of financial advice will come from advisers gaining more access to â€” and making better use of â€” clients' personal financial data. The wealth management technology provider announced...
March 3, 2015 - Wealth Access, a personal financial management platform, announced Tuesday its integration with MoneyGuidePro, a popular financial planning software. The companies integrated the two programs to make it easier to manage client finances and create financial...
February 2, 2015 - Financial advisers using eMoney Advisor were startled Monday to learn that the firm they relied on for software to create financial plans for clients would now be mostly owned by Fidelity Investments. Fidelity, the nation's second largest mutual fund...
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*Methodology: InvestmentNews qualified 1,906 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2017. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2017, (2) total AUM is at least $100M, (3) does not have employees who are registered representatives of a broker-dealer, (4) provided investment advisory services to clients during its most recently completed fiscal year, (5) no more than 50% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies), (6) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pension and profit-sharing plans (but not the plan participants), (7) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to corporations or other businesses, (8) does not receive commissions, (9) provides financial planning services, (10) is not actively engaged in business as a broker-dealer (registered or unregistered), (11) is not actively engaged in business as a registered representative of a broker-dealer, (12) has neither a related person who is a broker-dealer/municipal securities dealer/government securities broker or dealer (registered or unregistered) nor one who is an insurance company or agency.
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