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United Planners Adds Broadridge’s Matrix Financial Solutions to its Select Qualified Plan Platform

Matrix Broker/Dealer Platform to Provide Plan Data Feed Service and Fund Processing in an Open Architecture Environment

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., August 2, 2012 — Matrix Financial Solutions, a Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) company, announced today that United Planners has added the Matrix plan data feed service, part of the newly launched Matrix Broker/Dealer Solutions Suite, to the United Planners Retirement Platform. The combination of these services will help United Planners, which has been utilizing Matrix’s services since 2008, increase its visibility into retirement plan assets and activity, tighten its core compliance processes, and offer its financial advisors more flexibility throughout the retirement plan process.

The Matrix Broker/Dealer Platform is an integrated suite of retirement planning products and services that enables financial services firms and advisors to more successfully navigate the retirement plan process. Through its TrueOpen™ architecture, the solutions improve efficiencies and tighten compliance principles throughout the enterprise and help support recent regulatory mandates. The suite includes the plan data feed service, level compensation services and advisor desktop applications.   

“We are excited about this new relationship and the business opportunities it will offer not only United Planners but our Third Party Administrator (TPA) customers as well,” said John Moody, President, Matrix. “We believe our broker/dealer platform will support United Planners in its effort to continue to grow its retirement business in an increasingly regulated environment and provide increased visibility and tighter controls.”

By using the services of TPAs that have Matrix relationships, in conjunction with the Matrix custodial platform, United Planners’ financial advisors now have the opportunity to bring Matrix’s TrueOpenarchitecture features to their plan clients including TPA selection and the list of United Planners’ approved investment offerings for 401(k), 403(b), 457 plans and more. 

“United Planners truly appreciates the value that Matrix provides our organization in terms of the continuous support to help us manage and grow this specialized type of business”, said Billy Oliverio, Vice President, United Planners.  “This enhancement to our strategic partnership demonstrates our collective commitment to service retirement plan clients with practical solutions in a complex environment. The retirement plan business has been and continues to be a focal point for United Planners."

About Matrix Financial Solutions

Matrix Financial Solutions, now part of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., is a leading provider of TrueOpen™ retirement products and services for third party administrators, financial advisors, banks and other financial professionals. Matrix serves more than 400 financial institutions with over $300 billion in customer assets processed through its trading platform. For more information about Matrix, please visit

About Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), a global Fintech leader with more than $6 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance and communications to enable better financial lives. We deliver technology-driven solutions that drive business transformation for banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and public companies. Broadridge’s infrastructure serves as a global communications hub enabling corporate governance by linking thousands of public companies and mutual funds to tens of millions of individual and institutional investors around the world. Our technology and operations platforms underpin the daily trading of more than U.S. $10 trillion of equities, fixed income and other securities globally. A certified Great Place to Work®, Broadridge is part of the S&P 500® Index, employing over 14,000 associates in 21 countries.

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About United Planners

United Planners is a full-service independent broker/dealer and registered investment advisor that is uniquely structured as a limited partnership that provides ownership opportunities to its financial advisors.  United Planners was established in 1987 and is a nationwide firm that provides independence and flexibility that is supported by a strong back-office.  United Planners has strategic relationships with various open-architecture service providers across the various segments of the financial industry to provide their financial advisors the tools, resources and solutions to efficiently manage and build their businesses, while adhering to high fiduciary standards.  For additional information, visit United Planners’ web site at  Member FINRA, SIPC.  To request more information, contact Partner Development at 800.966.8737.

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