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Ryan W. Neal

Technology Reporter

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Ryan W. Neal covers financial technology for InvestmentNews. Originally from Northern California, he received his undergraduate degree at UC Santa Barbara and began his career in journalism at the Santa Barbara Independent. After a few years freelancing, bartending and snowboarding in Colorado, he moved to New York and earned a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Ryan started covering the fintech beat in 2014, and also enjoys writing about sports, music, Star Wars, politics, arts and entertainment.

Recent Articles


Betterment introduces investor solution for rising interest rates

Aug 17, 2018

Smart Saver intends to help investors use extra cash to take advantage of rising interest rates


Broker fined, barred by SEC for cherry-picking

Aug 17, 2018

Cease-and-desist order alleges Roger Denha allocated profitable trades to his personal account at the expense of clients


When it comes to regulating AI in financial services, murky waters are ahead

Aug 17, 2018

Laws are unclear on how the technology fits in with compliance


Ladenburg platform to help IBDs with succession planning, acquisitions

Aug 16, 2018

It's the first in a comprehensive M&A toolkit the firm plans to release through next year


'Billions' star Maggie Siff touts Betterment in new ad campaign

Aug 15, 2018

The commercials tell investors the robo adviser can help them 'outsmart average'


Fintech goes international to find top tech talent

Aug 14, 2018

Facing stiff competition from U.S. tech giants, fintechs find greener pastures overseas


Allianz Life joins Envestnet digital annuities marketplace

Aug 13, 2018

Insurer hopes Envestnet's technology will help reintroduce annuities to fee-based advisers


Technology aiding firms in adopting financial planning offerings

Aug 10, 2018

Market forces are making planning as important as investment management, and firms across the industry are rethinking their services


Find success with an organized social media strategy

Aug 9, 2018

Tools like Hootsuite, Hearsay Social and TweetDeck help adviser deliver a coordinated message across various platforms

College loan money saving education

Financial planning software lets advisers tackle student loan repayment

Aug 8, 2018

After a client uploads their loan, RightCapital provides an interactive flowchart with available repayment options based on loan timing, career choice and consolidation

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