Poker Lessons. Expect to Be Surprised. | Financial Perspectives

Poker is great training ground for evaluating circumstances where you may have enough information to know the odds of success or failure, but not enough information to guarantee the outcome -- a lot like investing. This week, Kent Kramer looks at how understanding odds and probability can help make sense of elections and investment markets.

Webinar: Empowering Women With Their Money

Research shows women receive less investment information than men. Let's fix that! In this webinar, you'll learn what to look for in an advisor, determine the right time to engage one, and how to take advantage of all your resources for peace of mind.

Advisor Spotlight: Brad Rempe | Financial Perspectives

This week, Jason Brown is joined by Senior Lead Advisor, Brad Rempe. Hear Brad share what he likes most about his job, how his perspective has changed over the years, what he feels clients value the most about working with Foster Group, and what he's hopeful for in the future.

A Conversation with Award-Winning Portfolio Manager Mary Ellen Stanek | Financial Perspectives

In this week's special edition of Financial Perspectives, Kent Kramer has a conversation with 2022 Morningstar Outstanding Portfolio Manager award winner, Mary Ellen Stanek, who is managing director and co-chief investment officer of Baird. In this conversation, Kent and Mary Ellen cover everything from market history and trends to surprising interviews.

Whenever Possible, Don’t Do Dumb Things | Financial Perspectives

We believe that investors increase their chances of success by avoiding predictable mistakes -- those practices that sound like they should work but have been shown time and time again to have very low probabilities of success. This week, Kent Kramer examines different studies to help inform our fifth investment principle.

ROMO: Regret Over Missing Out | Financial Perspectives

In the first six months of 2024, NVIDIA has seen its stock price appreciate by just under 150%, which represented about 1/3 of the total gain of the S&P 500 in the same period. For those investors who did not own NVIDIA, they are likely experiencing ROMO. This week, Kent Kramer analyzes concentration of value and performance of the global stock market.