Joel Bruckenstein

March 17, 2020

There’s Change Afoot at Pershing: New Leadership Charts Course, Adds Subscription Model

As Mark Tibergien gets ready to hand over the leadership of Pershing’s RIA business to his protégé Ben Harrison, there is change afoot at Pershing. The […]
December 30, 2019

Advyzon Ups Its Game: An Underappreciated, Compelling Value in a Crowded Field

When it comes to portfolio management and accounting software, there is no lack of competition. Albridge has historically done well among hybrid RIAs, although Morningstar, which […]
December 26, 2019

T3 Student Competition 2020 Promises to Delight and Surprise

Once again, in 2020, for the third year in a row, CFP programs around the country will compete for dominance in RIA technology development. The annual […]
November 19, 2019

Schwab IMPACT: “All In” on Technology

The theme of this year’s Schwab IMPACT Conference was “All In”, and it was gratifying that the theme extended to technology. When I last visited IMPACT […]
October 14, 2019

FiduciaryShield by BidMoni Brings a Turnkey 401(k) Solution to Financial Advisors

Fiduciary financial advisors should own the 401(k) market. There are still way too many high cost plans out there that have hidden fees, a sub-optimal line-up […]
September 12, 2019

CFP Board to Grant Continuing Education Credit for Technology

In a major policy shift, the CFP Board plans to grant continuing education (CE) credit for technology programs. The CFP Board has not historically granted CE […]
September 9, 2019

Ten Years of Innovation and Collaboration Celebrated at TD Ameritrade Tech LINC

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 10th annual TD Ameritrade Tech LINC, formerly known as the TD Ameritrade Institutional Technology Summit. TD Ameritrade was […]
August 28, 2019

Technology Was Center Stage at Recent LPL Focus Conference

From the moment I set foot in the San Diego Convention Center, the site of the recently concluded LPL Focus Conference, the technology focus was evident. […]
July 16, 2019

Salesforce to Offer New, Low Cost Financial Services Cloud Solution to Financial Advisors

Salesforce, the world’s leading CRM platform provider, announced today the release of a new bundled solution for financial services professionals. Dubbed “Grow Client Relationship Fast Start” […]
July 11, 2019

Platform Wars Heat Up as Orion Acquires Advizr

Orion Advisor Services, LLC (“Orion”), a leading portfolio management solution provider for registered investment advisors, announced today it has acquired Advizr, Inc., a financial planning and […]