"Serving millions of people is especially gratifying because it means that we're making a real difference in people's lives," explained Raffone. "We remain committed to listening to our clients, working hard on their behalf and helping each of them work toward achieving their financial goals."About Financial Engines Financial Engines is America's largest independent investment advisor. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing comprehensive financial planning and professional investment management and advice. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by Nobel Prize-winning economist William F. Sharpe. We currently offer financial help to more than nine million people across over 700 companies (including 147 of the Fortune 500). Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans to meet their financial goals. For more information, please visit www.financialengines.com. All advisory services provided by our investment advisory subsidiaries, including Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., Financial Engines Advisor Center, LLC, and registered investment advisors known as The Mutual Fund Store. Financial Engines does not guarantee future results. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the use of professional investment and financial planning help, which involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are outlined in our SEC filings. You are cautioned not to unduly rely on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Unless required by law, Financial Engines undertakes no obligation to publicly revise any forward-looking statement to reflect circumstances or events after the date of this press release or to report the occurrence of unanticipated events. 1 For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. ( http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/). 2 Total assets under management is $134.4 billion, including accounts outside of the workplace. 3 Q3 2016 Cerulli Edge, Issue #40, Retirement Edition.