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These are a few of our favorite things…

These are a few of our favorite things…

Favorite Christmas Movies Pitt: Bad Santa Dan: Christmas Vacation Jon: Home Alone Diane: The Holiday Trey: Klaus Blake: Die Hard Shane: The Santa Claus Dan Frost: Home Alone 2 Elizabeth: Four Christmases Kristin: Four Christmases Audrey: Christmas Vacation Soren: Elf...

40 ways to be thankful this holiday season

40 ways to be thankful this holiday season

Start and end each day with writing down two things you are grateful for. Send a postcard to someone you love. Leave a message on your spouse or kids’ mirror. Bring someone breakfast in bed. Plan a fun date night. Leave a generous tip. Compliment others in person....

4-Point Pitch

4-Point Pitch

Pitch is an upper Midwestern card game and a favorite at Pittenger & Anderson.  There are several forms: 4-point, 5-point, 7-point, 10-point, etc.  The game described here is 4-point, hold low, Hollywood scoring.  Most who play the game know 4-point as the most...

October Market Recap

October Market Recap

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied by over 14% in the month of October.  It was the best month for the index since January of 1976 and the fourth best monthly return for the Dow going back to the mid-1960s. We’ve referred to the chart before, but the last month...

Why keep working after retirement?

Why keep working after retirement?

Have you ever pondered this question?  The word “retirement” is associated with the idea of NOT working any longer, yet many question if they should or can afford not to.  Thanks to my recent membership with AARP, this article outlines some general ideas on why to...

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

At Pittenger & Anderson, cybersecurity is of upmost importance. In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’d like to highlight our previous blogs and best practice guides. Tips for preventing fraud How to Respond to a Data Breach How Schwab protects your...

September Market Recap

September Market Recap

  The Bumpy Road Back to "Normal" September lived up to its reputation as the worst month of the year.  While several of us in the office who celebrate birthdays this time of year remain partial, it is an inescapable fact that September holds the distinction of...

P&A makes CNBC FA 100 list fourth year in a row

P&A makes CNBC FA 100 list fourth year in a row

On October 4th, for the fourth year in a row, Pittenger & Anderson was named to the CNBC FA 100 list of top financial advisory firms in the U.S for the last 12 months.  At #13 for 2022, we managed to move up 40 spots from last year’s rankings. As per the CNBC...

4% for a 9-month US Treasury?

4% for a 9-month US Treasury?

The Federal Reserve is fighting inflation, and they’re raising interest rates to do so.  There are pros and cons to higher rates, as you can imagine.  But we’re going to focus on one pro today…you can earn interest on your cash again. Savings accounts and money...

Fraud watch! HANG UP!

Fraud watch! HANG UP!

Phone scams are always a threat, especially to people who are 55+ years of age.  We’ve written about cybersecurity on this blog before and we’ll continue to pass along articles of interest and timely information.  Here is one from the June 2022 AARP Bulletin. Actual...

October Market Recap

August Market Recap

The August employment report continued to point towards a robust environment for jobs, but with some evidence of softness beginning to appear.  The unemployment rate ticked up by 0.2% to 3.7% in August, which is still near the lowest we’ve seen in the past 50 years....

Ship Medicare Minute – August 2022

Ship Medicare Minute – August 2022

 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 Minute’. Click here for the August's edition of the Nebraska SHIP...

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