Paladin Research Report for: LearnVest


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  • Type of Financial Firm: Online Financial Advisor (OFA)
  • URL:
  • Year Established: 2012
  • Headquarters Location: New York, NY
  • Most Recent Update: 8/25/15

Types of Financial Services

  • Planning advice and services

Registration & Licensing

  • SEC: 801-76617
  • CRD: 162453
  • IARD: 162453
  • Disclosures ( No disclosures

Contact Information

  • Email: Yes (Registration required)
  • Telephone: 888-389-3298
  • Human Contact: Yes
  • Type of Contact: Email, telephone


  • Minimum Asset Requirement: Not applicable
  • Minimum Fee: None
  • Free Offer(s): None

Combined Fees

  • Service Initiation Fees: $299 fee to set up, then $19/month
  • Annual Fee: $228
  • Annual Third Party Fee(s): Yes
  • Examples of Third Parties: ETF's, Index Funds, Mutual Funds, Broker/Dealers

Scope of Business

  • Number of Users: 5,200 (Source: ADV; as of 5/25/15)
  • Assets (Paid): Not applicable (ADV; as of 5/25/15)
  • Assets (Free): None

Investment Services

  • Number of Portfolios: Not applicable
  • Types of Investments: Not applicable
  • Investment Managers: Not applicable

Additional Investment Services

  • Data Aggregation Services: Yes
  • Tax Loss Harvesting: Not applicable
  • Rebalancing: Not applicable
  • Account Liquidity: Not applicable
  • Investor Discretion: Not applicable

Additional Information

  • Clearing & Custody: Not applicable
  • Mobile Application: Yes

Paladin Transparency Rating (PTI)

  • 4.0


  • None


  • This planning platform does not provide investment services. (Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. announced it has acquired LearnVest 3/31/15)

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