The P&A Blog

April 2024 Market Recap

April 2024 Market Recap

Highlights Inflation remains stubbornly high. Stocks had a difficult month, but still remain in positive territory over the past 12 months. Interest rates saw a significant increase during the month. The chances of a Fed rate cut have diminished.   Economic...

The Pets of P&A – Ravi

The Pets of P&A – Ravi

Tell us about yourself: My name is Ravi, which is short for Ravioli. This was the name given to me by my foster family before I was adopted. Fun fact: they named all their dogs after a type of pasta. I'm a Cavapoo, which is short for a Cavalier King Charles and Poodle...

The Rain in Spain

The Rain in Spain

The title of my article comes from the musical My Fair Lady.  It rained the first four days of our trip – nothing that caused us to be cold, but we had to remember raincoats or umbrellas.  And the song was on repeat inside my head. My husband’s sister has a child...

Give to Lincoln Day 2024

Give to Lincoln Day 2024

Since many of our clients have ties to Lincoln, we are passing along information about Give to Lincoln Day and how to utilize an IRA to fund your gifts to this event.  We’ll also touch on two additional ways to support Give to Lincoln Day. What is Give to Lincoln Day?...

April 2024 Market Recap

March 2024 Market Recap

Highlights The U.S. labor force continues to appear healthy. The markets added to their gains, placing stocks solidly in positive territory so far in 2024. Interest rates were relatively unchanged during the month. Investors continue to wait for signs on the Fed's...

P&A announces C-Suite changes

P&A announces C-Suite changes

The journey of P&A since our inception is one we have recounted numerous times, and with each telling, our pride swells. The bold decision Pitt made in June of 1995, departing from the brokerage model and Dean Witter to establish Pittenger & Co., set the...

Travel Review: Costa Rica

Travel Review: Costa Rica

A trip to Costa Rica had been at the top of our travel to-do list for several years, and finally the stars lined up for us to go.  We flew into the Liberia Airport and stayed in an Airbnb near Playa Hermosa—the one in the Guanacaste region in the far northwest corner...

Ship Medicare Minute – March 2024

Ship Medicare Minute – March 2024

P&A will be posting articles of interest and Medicare-related documents to our blog.  You can find these on the blog page by selecting from the Categories drop-down menu and choosing ‘Medicare’. Click here for the March edition of the Nebraska SHIP Medicare...

April 2024 Market Recap

February 2024 Market Recap

Highlights The U.S. economy continued to expand in the fourth quarter. Stocks were up across the board in February. Markets showed some signs of broadening out. Interest rates were up during the month.   Economic Update Growth The U.S. continued to expand in the...

The power of compounding

The power of compounding

Over the years, we’ve been asked by clients to help their kids or grandkids establish good financial habits and understand important financial principles.  One such principle essential for financial success is understanding the power of compound interest.  We know...

The brilliance of bunching

The brilliance of bunching

  “Bunching” is a strategy used to maximize a taxpayer’s itemized deduction and, perhaps more importantly, to maximize one’s charitable giving impact.  When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TJCA) passed in December 2017, this strategy became even more useful.  In this...

My Big Fat Greek Trip!

My Big Fat Greek Trip!

In the summer of 2023, we took a trip to Greece. We wanted to really explore “island life” and avoid popular, overcrowded spots. My husband and I follow a couple on YouTube, and they have a review on the Greek islands – so we specifically picked out 2 they...

Ship Medicare Minute – March 2024

Ship Medicare Minute – February 2024

P&A will be posting articles of interest and Medicare-related documents to our blog.  You can find these on the blog page by selecting from the Categories drop-down menu and choosing ‘Medicare’. Click here for the February edition of the Nebraska SHIP Medicare...

April 2024 Market Recap

January 2024 Market Recap

Highlights The labor market remains strong, adding more jobs in January than expected. Stocks were mixed to start the year. Leadership in the market remains centered around larger companies. Interest rates remained mostly steady in the month of January.  ...

P&A Spotlight: Amber Sundberg

P&A Spotlight: Amber Sundberg

Questions and Answers with Amber Sundberg Where are you originally from? I was born and raised in North Platte, Nebraska. After high school, I attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln for two years then transferred and graduated from the University of Nebraska –...

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