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Ep. 98 – Taking the Emotion Out of College Planning with Joe Messinger, CollegeAidPro

“There’s so much emotion wrapped up in this college buying decision, we’re saying can we help families shop smarter. You can be proactive instead of reactive using our predicted outcomes that provide about 90% accuracy for out of pocket costs, and we can have those conversations when they’re a sophomore of a junior, not when […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 59: Ahead of the Curve in Portfolio Management Systems with Matt Abar

“I feel like I’ve been ahead of the curve my entire career. And I don’t necessarily mean that in a positive way, because we were out there selling web-based portfolio management before people really had a solid grasp on what the internet was. Like I mentioned, a lot of our challenges were describing what we […]

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The Day Envestnet Became the King of Financial Planning Software

“It’s good to be the king.” — Mel Brooks, History of the World, Part I Does the $500 million deal to buy MoneyGuidePro make Envestnet the King of Financial Planning Software? There’s so much to unpack here!  Envestnet CEO Jud Bergman said that they had been interested in buying MoneyGuidePro for almost as long as […]