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 »

Market Update — Global Divergences

We’re experiencing a large global market divergence, in which the U.S. market has continued higher, while much of the rest of the world has struggled. In the past, we’ve talked about the importance of markets moving up together. Today, the markets are certainly not moving up together, and historically, that has posed risks for equities.… Read more »

Financial Planning Before Transitioning Careers

Changing careers and the financial preparations beforehand can be complex, no matter if planned or unexpected. JNBA can help guide you on a number of key activities during the career transition process, organized by the six core areas of financial planning: financial position, retirement planning, investment planning, risk management, estate planning, and tax planning. If you’re… Read more »

2018 Mid-Year Market Update

Be sure to check out our latest video where John Foster, Senior Advisor and Member of JNBA’s Investment Committee, explains key drivers in our market outlook for the balance of 2018. Included are perspectives on yield curves, interest rates, manufacturing momentum, earning expectations, and the seasonality of mid-term election years. Be sure to reach out… Read more »

Correlation and the Benefits of Diversification

  Correlation is generally defined in the investment world as a statistic that measures the degree to which assets change in value relative to one another. However, diversification is a methodology practiced to reduce risk within a portfolio by combining assets (or investments) that have low correlations amongst themselves, thereby providing higher expected risk adjusted… Read more »

Barron’s Names JNBA Financial Advisors Minnesota’s Top Advisor

We are extremely proud to announce that JNBA Financial Advisors’ CEO Richard S. Brown has been ranked by Barron’s as Minnesota’s top financial advisor, as well as the top Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) in Minnesota. This marks the ninth consecutive year Richard and JNBA have been named to Barron’s list of the 1,200 top advisors… Read more »