401(k) Advisor

President Michael Francis of Francis Investment Counsel

About the Author

Michael Francis, JD
Founder
President – Chief Investment Officer

Mike started authoring articles as a quarterly feature in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel back in 1995. The articles address trends and issues commonly faced by retirement plan participants, providing industry insights from the perspective of a conflict-free, ERISA fiduciary advisor.

A landmark rule took effect on June 9, changing the way the financial services industry interacts with investors’ retirement accounts. Consumers largely unaware of "Fiduciary...

When it comes to complex subjects like investing and financial planning, most would benefit from the advice of an experienced professional. Finding the...

While the “Trump rally” has lifted U.S. stocks and given a boost to the typical 401(k) account, don’t count on riding this bull...

With life expectancy stretching into the 90s for many, funding a health savings account to supplement your other retirement savings makes a lot of sense. Rapidly rising health care...