BlackRock Snaps Up FutureAdvisor: Could Wealthfront or Betterment Be Next?
As the fifth-largest robo-advisor is bought, “all eyes are now on Wealthfront and Betterment” as the next acquisition target, advisor techie Bill Winterberg says.
Why Barry Ritholtz Went Robo
The CIO and blogger talks to ThinkAdvisor about his firm's robo-platform, Liftoff, and why he'd wish for a market crash if he were a millennial.
Millennials: Ignore Them at Your Peril
Figuring out how to serve the now-largest of the generations is worth it, several advisors said in a recent discussion.
Let the Robots Do Your Taxes
Capital gains taxes are a far trickier beast than passive asset allocation—so tricky, only a robot might be able to defeat it.
Schwab, Vanguard Threaten Robo-Advisors’ Existence: Cerulli
The entrance of Schwab and Vanguard into the robo-space will make it difficult for existing eRIA firms to compete, says a Cerulli report.
The Robo-Advisor Battle Gets Personal
The public trash-talking among Schwab, Betterment and Wealthfront is entertaining, but I think our industry would be better served by a return to civil debate.
Robo-Advisors Rip Schwab’s New Robo-Advisory Over Fees, Cash
The gloves have come off in the rock ’em, sock ’em field of robo-advice.
A Fiduciary Standard May Leave Some Investors Out of Luck
The fiduciary standard may bring a higher level of service to some investors, but it may also inadvertently leave many out in the cold.
Inside ETFs Conference Sees Big Growth, With More Than 1,800 Attendees
The Inside ETFs conference, “Building the Next-Generation ETF Portfolio,” has already beaten the 1,500 participants in 2014.
Almost Half of Boomers Think Retirement Plans Are Free
Almost half of boomers think they don’t pay any fees in their retirement account, according to a survey released Monday by Rebalance IRA.