Living a Rewarding Retirement: The Importance of Time

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  It’s minus 3 degrees this morning, with a thick blanket of snow on the ground, and winds are making it feel like 20 below.  There is little compelling reason for this retired guy to hustle around and get outdoors, so it’s as good a time as any to think about the so-called market meltdown… Read more »

4th Quarter 2018 Investment Webcast

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Here is the link to our 4th Quarter Investment Webcast!  The 4th quarter was especially difficult for markets, but we focused the brief discussion on the rationale behind the recent volatility and our outlook for 2019. Please click the link below for our thoughts on these timely topics.   Please note, the opening screen shows… Read more »

January 2019 Market Commentary

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Now that we have closed the book to 2018, let’s pause to review the year and potential outlook for 2019. The fourth quarter, and especially December, came under real pressure as the Federal Reserve continued increasing interest rates, trade frictions with China escalated and investors focused on global growth concerns.  Domestic stocks dropped by -14%… Read more »

December 2018 Market Commentary

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$1.99, $1.94, $1.98 gasoline prices at the pump!  Did we just flashback to the early 2000’s?  These low prices are the result of oil’s 33% plummet in just the past two months.  Nevertheless, this seems to be a nice early gift for this holiday season!  If these low prices persist, this could provide a boost… Read more »

November 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 Gridlock is Good?: Over the last 80 years,… Read more »