Three Bad Ways to Pick a 401(k) Mutual Fund

Rock Paper Scissors

I always remind my Minnesota stock market investor clients of something that they read all the time. Most company 401(k) retirement plan participants never take the time to understand what they read. The phrase “past performance is no guarantee of … [Continue reading]

Spring Clean your 401(k)


A neglected company 401(k) retirement plan account begins to look like your cluttered closet or garage at home. Is your 401(k) a random collection of mutual funds that you can’t remember why you bought in the first place? That same can be said for … [Continue reading]

For Heaven’s Sake, read the chart

point & figure chart

How many times have you almost bumped into a person walking towards you who had their head down on their cell phone? The reason was that you had your head down looking at your cell phone as well. With the access to more financial news information … [Continue reading]

ThinkAdvisor article for April 12, 2016 on how to build and manage a fiduciary 401(k) advice practice


Many of my current clients enjoy reading content intended for investment advice professionals. They have told me that the articles provide them a  much better idea of how investment advisors think and how they run their investment advisory … [Continue reading]

Supply and Demand in Your Minnesota Company 401(k)

buyers and sellers

The U.S. stock markets have struggled mightily so far in 2016. This comes after 2015 individual company 401(k) retirement plan investment returns were lousy at best. At the current stage of this stock market cycle, every stock market investor who … [Continue reading]

Don’t Text While You Minnesota 401(k) Invest

Road Sign Saying To Retirement 401k Invest Wisely --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

We have all seen this example in Minnesota as we drive to work or to the grocery store. We have seen it on a four lane highway or on residential street. We have seen in cars that pass us or cars that we pass. The young driver is on their cell … [Continue reading]