5 Things for a Bad Stock Market

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The U.S. stock markets are now at a major crossroads. There are a group of experts that think that the current stock market weakness is temporary.  They believe that the next great stock market move is to continue higher. There are another … [Continue reading]

The Mike Tyson Investment Plan

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“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Mike Tyson, former heavyweight boxing champion I would bet you that Mike Tyson is not much of an investment manager.  Like me, I am sure that you have read multiple stories over the … [Continue reading]

April is Financial Literacy Month

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I would like to remind everyone that the month of April is Financial Literacy Month. There is a nonprofit organization called Money Management International that has set up a web site with Thirty Steps to Financial Wellness. There is some great … [Continue reading]

Basketball Games and Stock Market Investments

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Every March my friends and clients guilt me into participating in their NCAA basketball tournament pools. The results are the same each year. After the first two rounds of games I have lost my entry fee and have no chance of winning … [Continue reading]

Put LeBron James in Your 401(k)

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Warren Buffet is a very smart long-term stock market investor. In one of the many articles that I have read about him, I remember a great quote about the professional basketball player LeBron James. Mr. Buffett calls it the "LeBron James … [Continue reading]

March Madness Can Also Fix Your 401(k)

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This week, employees at large and small Minnesota companies are focused.  The focus is not on their work.  They need to fill out their brackets for this year’s NCAA college basketball tournament. Not many people are college basketball experts. … [Continue reading]

Your Worst Investment Enemies

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DALBAR is the leading financial services market research firm in the United States. The company provides great insight into individual investor behavior. A recent study from the company serves as a reminder to all Minnesota stock market investors. … [Continue reading]