April 2018 Viewpoints

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Welcome to Viewpoints, a monthly bulletin from PDS Planning to our valued clients and friends.  Our goal with each issue of Viewpoints is to provide you with a wide variety of perspectives on life and wealth.  Feel free to share with others.   Economic and Investment News Bits  Slingshot:  The S&P 500 recently experienced its sixth… Read more »

Easy Money – It’s that Simple

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A recent post from Jamie on his WealthAdviceMadeSimple blog regarding the value of online savings accounts.   Breaking a bad habit is hard, but not all habits are bad. I strongly recommend The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg to reinforce how habits can be used to create successful outcomes. However, many habits, or reluctance for change… Read more »

April 2018 Market Commentary

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  Early April is a great time of the year as the seasons finally start to change, taxes are filed, April Fools jokes are played, a champion is crowned from the March Madness NCAA Tournament and the beloved Masters Tournament takes place. We turn to an unlikely place for an investing lesson: Augusta, Georgia.  As… Read more »

March 2018 Viewpoints

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Welcome to Viewpoints, a monthly bulletin from PDS Planning to our valued clients and friends.  Our goal with each issue of Viewpoints is to provide you with a wide variety of perspectives on life and wealth.  Feel free to share with others.    Economic and Investment News Bits  Celebrate Good Times:  On March 9, 2018, the… Read more »

March 2018 Market Commentary

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  The month of February was a sharp contrast to what we experienced in 2017.  Volatility has reared its ugly head as investors became concerned about rising inflation and interest rates.  2017 was a unique year where markets experienced very little volatility, or sharp movements, in either direction.  The market just continued to steadily climb… Read more »