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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


A gap in the high-tech market

Sep 20, 2019

Wealthiest clients don't have access to best-in-class technology the mass affluent enjoy


Vanguard digital-only tool could pinch Wealthfront, Betterment

Sep 19, 2019

Firm's digital advice tool isn't even out yet, but industry experts suggest today's digital advice providers start innovating


To benefit from outsourcing, advisers need to focus on what is, and isn't, core to their value

Sep 18, 2019

Many advisers are still doing tasks in-house that don't help to differentiate their firm


Vanguard pilots digital-only financial planning and advice product

Sep 18, 2019

According to an SEC filing, Vanguard's new service will be cheaper than its hybrid robo, Personal Advisor Services


Private-equity firm acquires stake in Mercer Advisors

Sep 17, 2019

Genstar will remain an investor and partner in Mercer


Wells Fargo reps managing $575 million to open RIA

Sep 17, 2019

The Berry Group will take advantage of Wells Fargo's new RIA channel


XY Planning Network firms wonder if group can support them long term

Sep 16, 2019

Network continues growing by 50 advisers a month even as some drop out


Finra fines J.P. Morgan $1.1 million for failing to disclose broker misconduct in timely manner

Sep 16, 2019

Agency says when the firm did file information, it came on average two years late


Advisers need new planning tools to help growing self-employed workforce

Sep 12, 2019

A focus on life milestones and other ways Fidelity recommends advisers rethink planning for soloists


Social media savvy advisers meet in real life at new conference

Sep 11, 2019

New technology-focused event engages advisers with content mostly from other advisers

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