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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


Invest Forward launches white-label robo for advisers

Dec 14, 2017

Startup uses Folio Institutional as custodian and supports investments from Dimensional Fund Advisors


TIAA-owned robo MyVest automates middle-office tasks

Dec 13, 2017

Daily reconciliation tool is added to platform for trading, performance, reporting and billing


Vanguard will use blockchain to share index data

Dec 12, 2017

Technology is expected to improve speed, accuracy while lowering costs—and advisers might benefit, too


Fi360 upgrades adviser fee-benchmarking tool

Dec 11, 2017

Retirement plan advisers and firms can use software filters to see how their fees compare to industry peers


Finra: Firms begin to heed cybersecurity, but have much to do

Dec 7, 2017

Vulnerabilities include access-management systems and people processes, according to report on exam findings


Advisers face pressure to automate workflows

Dec 6, 2017

Market forces like fee compression and new regulations are driving the shift, but resistance to tech remains strong


Blockchain will change the advisory business—someday

Dec 5, 2017

Faster, safer and cheaper financial transactions will reduce the need for middle men


Tamarac opens platform to RightCapital

Nov 30, 2017

Advisers on RightCapital's financial and tax planning software can pull client data directly from Envestnet's tool

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Fidelity and Lincoln collaborate on custom technology suite

Nov 29, 2017

Lincoln Financial Network has moved all of its clearing business to Fidelity, and will partner with the firm on fintech developments


Fidelity outage sidelines retail customers, but advisers not affected

Nov 29, 2017

Millions could not access online trading accounts Wednesday morning, but institutional clients remained unscathed

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