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Thoughtful Observations from Thoughtful Advisors

February 18, 2020

I am a voracious consumer of insight and observations.  I try my best to learn and implement great ideas from people who have successfully walked a path I’m on or see things from a different perspective.

Here is a collection of topics I found interesting.  Feel free to read and share or read and follow up with me to discuss further if you’d like.

  1. Have you ever wondered what American companies have the biggest and best 401k plans? Well, look no further than to see who they are and what they provide.


  1. Are you investing for your retirement differently than how your parents did? Take a look at for a different perspective about what to consider.  This could help define what success may look like and is a valuable part of accomplishing any important goal.


  1. Are you a business owner with a 401(k) retirement plan? Here’s an article that explains challenges facing employees who would like or will be retiring soon.  This may be too “wonky” for some but it does a good job of defining a real area of need.


  1. If you’re not investing differently than your parents (#2 above), how might your traditional 60/40 balanced growth allocation investment portfolio perform? Here’s an assessment about how the last 10 year could affect the next 10 years of returns.  No one really knows the future but understanding what is possible certainly helps.


  1. As a father of young sons, I’m very involved in shaping their beliefs about money, saving, spending, and gift-giving. Here’s are 4 smart savings ideas for your kids that cover topics not commonly considered.

Happy Presidents Day Weekend!


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