Ross Levin

Columnist | Your Money
Ross Levin is founding principal and president of Accredited Investors Inc., Edina, a fee-only wealth management firm. His Gains and Losses column runs on the fourth Sunday of the month. A compilation of these columns can be found in his book, "Spend Your Life Wisely." Send emails to

Recent content from Ross Levin

Finding a different type of happiness

Humans tend to remember what they've done but tend to forget why exactly they did it.

Updated: July 24, 2010, - 09:28 PM

Understand the spark that keeps life interesting

Autonomy, mastery and purpose are the keys to a fulfilling career and retirement.

Updated: March 27, 2010, - 07:15 PM

Getting a grip on reality from 'The Bachelor'

The reality television show can teach us something about investing.

Updated: February 27, 2010, - 08:33 PM

Borrow, save or spend? It's not simple

Black-and-white proclamations can blind us to the many shades-of-gray realities that cloud financial decisions.

Updated: January 26, 2010, - 09:09 AM

Ross Levin: In 6 words each lie hopeful messages

As the year comes near its close, it may be time take stock of our lives, both financial and personal.

Updated: December 26, 2009, - 10:54 PM

Money isn't the only retirement consideration

In fact, it might be the easy part. Planning how to spend your retirement takes a lot of work.

Updated: November 22, 2009, - 12:10 AM

Investing is a risk-balancing game

Reflexes can cloud your judgment in a crisis. Reflection beforehand can help.

Updated: October 24, 2009, - 05:33 PM

Marathons can teach financial lessons

In financial planning as in a long-distance race, success might mean setting goals, then having the wisdom to change them.

Updated: September 26, 2009, - 04:24 PM

As some doors open, other doors close

Life's lesson: Only when one chapter ends can another begin.

Updated: August 29, 2009, - 04:53 PM

Even now, there's no free lunch

You can't get more without risking more, despite our desperate times.

Updated: August 22, 2009, - 05:10 PM

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