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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


Rolling out robo-advisers has been challenging for early adopters

Feb 15, 2019

Some advice firms have given up on integrating a digital platform


Wealthfront introduces high-yield cash savings accounts

Feb 14, 2019

Robo sweeping cash to banks instead of investing in low-risk bonds


Q4 revenue strong at IBDs, online brokers despite market declines

Feb 13, 2019

Increased trading and higher interest rates helped the firms weather volatility, Moody's says


What millennials really want out of fintech

Feb 13, 2019

Surprising opinions on traditional brokerages and digital financial advisers


Christina Townsend of Pershing shares vision for RIA technology

Feb 12, 2019

Custodian to shift away from proprietary fintech and focus on adviser-led experiences


Wells Fargo outage has security professionals puzzled

Feb 8, 2019

If the problem was caused by power shutdown, why wasn't a backup activated?


LPL adds new reporting tool to ClientWorks

Feb 7, 2019

Client Goals will track an investor's progress toward financial goals


Wells Fargo system outage takes website, app, ATMs offline

Feb 7, 2019

The Wells Fargo Advisors website appears online, but customers report being unable to access funds


Should CFP Board require technology training? Advisers seem to think so

Feb 6, 2019

In a new study from T3, 85% of advisers say technology should be a part of continuing education requirements


Millennials turning to automated investing in response to market volatility

Feb 5, 2019

Older generations still prefer to work with a financial adviser to mitigate risk

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