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Thursday, September 13, 2018

The following article in its entirety was previously featured in Investment Advisor magazine: The 2018 Broker Dealer of the Year winners represent the best of the industry when...


Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Q3 2018 issue of Investors Quarterly is now available. Investors Quarterly is our online publication to give clients and connections a chance to review market observations from Q2 2018. Simply click on the link below to access the...


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

American Portfolios Denver Managing Director Kris Tower was recently featured in a article on evaluating third-party administrators for retirement plan sponsors. Read the full article with insight from Mr. Tower...


Friday, May 25, 2018

American Portfolios Denver Managing Director Kris Tower recently contributed a featured article with Read Kris' full article here... Do Higher Contribution Limits Mean Higher Taxes? | Kris Tower American...


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

American Portfolios Denver Managing Director Kris Tower was a featured guest on "The Voice of Bold Business" videocast.


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Monday, May 14, 2018

The first issue of our new quarterly online publication Investors Quarterly is ready for your review. Simply click on the link below to access Investors Quarterly:


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Mr. Kris Tower, Managing Director of American Portfolios Denver, began his appointedtenure as President of the Colorado chapter of the Financial Planning Association for 2018.The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the...


Monday, September 25, 2017

Mr. Kris Tower, Managing Director of American Portfolios Denver, was recently awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies®, the standards-setting body for Fi360. The...


Thursday, August 3, 2017

Imagine starting a road trip with your family without any destination in mind. Are you heading to the mountains or the beach? What road should you take to get your final destination? Not knowing your destination means you have little...


Thursday, July 27, 2017

One of the most common questions we hear is “How are you different than some other financial advisors?” Many professionals can present themselves as financial advisors, including insurance agents, investment managers, even...


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Colorado House Bill 17-1253: Protect Seniors From Financial Abuse Concerning the 'Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act' was signed...


Thursday, June 29, 2017

You may not know this, but your financial plan may not be the most valuable part of your investments. Having a financial plan is good for investors. It provides clearly defined checkpoints on your roadmap towards financial independence...


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Your financial advisor should be giving you advice in your best interests. Unfortunately, some “advisors” are only salespeople who are selling investments that result in high fees and commissions for themselves, lining...


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

According to a 2010 Investor Protection survey of Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation, one out of every five senior adults age 65 and older has been a victim of financial fraud. (Investor Protection, June 2010) Colorado HB17-1


Thursday, May 25, 2017

“Is the death benefit from a life insurance policy owned by an individual considered income tax-free?” This is one of 38 questions posed by the American College of Financial Services in a retirement literacy quiz. Would you pass this quiz?


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How often should you check your portfolio? Does checking your portfolio more or less frequently lead to greater gains or losses? Keep reading to learn more...


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

As financial advisors we receive many of the same questions from investors:What’s the difference between a traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?What value do you add as my financial advisor?What’s the difference between mutual funds and index fun


Thursday, April 27, 2017

Investors can often find themselves in the trap of comparison. The market goes up, investors tend to look at their portfolios. The market goes down, even more investors tend to look up their portfolio, a number of which make knee-jerk finan


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum on February 3rd asking the Department of Labor to reconsider the Fiduciary Duty Rule in its current state. I was one of two advisors invited to speak with the White House Office of Management


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Pilots face uncertainty and the storms of life with a careful plan. Your financial investing may be able to learn a thing or two from pilots.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

What value does a financial advisor provide to investors? Do you really need a financial advisor? Keep reading...


Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The votes are in and Donald Trump is new President-Elect of the U.S. Do you know how his presidency may affect your plan for retirement?


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Escalating costs for long-term care insurance, medical expenses, and life insurance are a threat to fixed-income retirees and near-retirees considering the cost of retirement.


Thursday, September 29, 2016

As the saying goes, “People don’t know what they don’t know.” The same is true of investors...


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Does recent history make a difference in financial investment? You may be surprised...


Thursday, September 15, 2016

An inspiring story be enough for an investor to spend tens of thousands of dollars in a single stock option.


Thursday, September 8, 2016

“Birds of a feather flock together… and so do investors.”


Thursday, September 1, 2016

Is it easier to make a choice when you have three options or ten? Sometimes, less is more.


Thursday, August 25, 2016

On a scale of one to ten, how confident are in you in your ability to plan your financial future?


Thursday, August 18, 2016

Why do you succeed? Why do you fail? How you answer these two questions may reveal your natural inclination towards or rejection of a self-serving bias.


Thursday, August 11, 2016

How much do you avoid the stock market because of past losses?


Thursday, August 4, 2016

How confident are you in being right as an individual investor?


Thursday, July 28, 2016

By definition, confirmation bias “occurs when people filter out potentially useful facts and opinions that don’t coincide with their preconceived notions.” (Investopedia)