5 Tips: The Art of Negotiating-Tip #1: Remove the Emotion.

Negotiating can be a daunting process in almost any circumstance. Whether you’re in negotiations over something fairly straightforward – say, buying a car – or hammering out the terms of a major deal, such as selling your family business, it’s a process few of us are comfortable with handling. And that’s a shame, because there’s… Read more »

Executive Corner

Financial advisors deliver financial advice – it’s a simple concept at the core of our industry. But what factors and motivations are driving that advice? Typically, the answer varies from financial advisor to financial advisor. I’ve been thinking about that question quite a bit lately, and for JNBA, the answer is clear: advocacy. Our financial… Read more »

Economic & Market Update

October can be a scary month for all types of reasons: Halloween, dark evenings, ominous clouds, your favorite football team’s hopes crushed, political changes on the horizon, and as has happened many times in the past, market volatility that escalates. On several occasions the JNBA Investment Committee had written and discussed the idea that the… Read more »

Richard Brown shares negotiating tips on Business2Community

Have you negotiated lately? Negotiating is an underlying fact of life when it comes to your finances, whether it’s negotiating a business deal or aiming to get the best price on goods or services in your personal life. Honing your negotiating skills can be a critical component to your financial well-being. In fact, negotiating is… Read more »

Financial Considerations for Fall

A recent article published by Fox Business reminds us of some basic, yet often overlooked financial planning considerations. From credit scores to savings rates, credit card offers and career advice, it’s a quick list of peruse and consider as 2018 draws to a close. For even more information on some of these important topics, click… Read more »

Forbes Recognizes Richard S. Brown & JNBA

We’re honored to share that Richard Brown, CEO of JNBA Financial Advisors, has been named to the Forbes 2018 Top Wealth Advisors List for the first time. This prestigious list includes 250 of the nation’s leading advisors, with Richard included in the top 100. When Forbes compiles its list of Top Wealth Advisors in the… Read more »