This week’s picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web — a day early this week because we'll have DAA and Sector Rotation updates on Friday.

After-tax 401(k) rollover to Roth IRA ok’d (Fidelity). Roth-seeking high-income earners take note.

Why your 401(k) is lagging the market’s gains (MarketWatch). Remember, you can use SMI to help guide your workplace plan investments.

7 myths that could trip up IRA contributors (Morningstar). How well do you know IRA rules and regs?

Retirees share their biggest financial surprises (Financial Post). Learning from those who are a few steps ahead on the journey.

Why you should tell your children how much you make (NY Times). A financial lesson that’s likely to be remembered.

And from the blogosphere…

Retirement saving: excuses and regrets (Squared Away). A common regret of older investors is not getting started earlier. Are any young people listening?

A watchful eye can safeguard an elder’s finances (Total Return – a Wall Street Journal blog). Choosing someone trustworthy to be second in command. 

Look out, middle class, Obama’s 529 U-turn reveals the budget truth Democrats know but avoid (American Enterprise Institute). There’s only so much to be gained by adding new taxes to the wealthy.

My favorite non-investing books about investing (A Wealth of Common Sense). Looking beyond the numbers to learn about investing.

Should we leave our children inheritances? (Randy Alcorn). A closer look at what the Bible really teaches on the topic.

We’d love to hear your responses to any of the above. To weigh in, just meet us in the comments section.