Executive Corner

I’ve been thinking a lot about the gardeners in my life. And how grateful I am for them. I’ve also been thinking a lot about the qualities one must possess in order to be a gardener in someone else’s life, or even the lives of many. I know for certain it involves kindness, an irreplaceable… Read more »

Economic & Market Update

Entering the back half of November, it is clear that investor bullishness has returned to financial markets as U.S. equities logged their sixth straight weekly gain. While it’s painful to not be “all-in” on stocks while the market racks up gains so quickly (U.S. stocks are up +8% from their October lows), recall just a… Read more »

How to maximize Give to the Max Day

Earlier this year, we blogged about the importance of creating a lasting and impactful charitable giving plan. In Minnesota, there’s one day devoted to putting that plan into action: Give to the Max Day. It seems like the entire state turns its attention to charitable giving on our “online giving holiday,” which lands on November… Read more »

Open Enrollment – Benefits Reminders

For many working individuals, open enrollment season is here again and that provides opportunity to confirm and enhance your benefit elections for the coming year. If you experienced life changes or transitions in 2019 (e.g., getting married) or if you are planning for a big event in 2020 (e.g., having a baby), it is especially… Read more »