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New erasers wipe clean

New erasers wipe clean

About a month ago I was lectured by some pitch playing buddies in the 19th hole at the country club.  They must have been waiting for me because I walked over to their table and without uttering a sound the abuse kicked in.  Friend #1 asked me what the market was...

October market recap

October market recap

The expansion of the U.S. economy hit its slowest pace since the recovery began, with Real GDP for the third quarter coming in at 2.0%.  In last month’s recap we mentioned the steady decline in expectations for economic growth between the end of July and the end of...

Annuities Schmuities

Annuities Schmuities

The title of this post is a phrase I’d like add to the urban dictionary.  The definition would be similar to “buyer beware” or “proceed with caution.” As a licensed Insurance Consultant, I often review a client’s or prospective client’s annuities and insurance...

P&A is hiring again!

P&A is hiring again!

Yes, P&A is hiring again! As our firm continues to grow, we are looking to hire another great Service Advisor!   We are looking for someone who has a passion for helping clients, is savvy with paperwork, and can collaborate with our Lead Advisors to deliver an...

September Market Recap

September Market Recap

A confluence of supply chain bottlenecks, fears over the Chinese real estate sector, less accommodative monetary policy, and stickier inflation assumptions are all weighing on growth.  As a result, GDP growth expectations have been marked down for the recent quarter. ...

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

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

For the third year in a row, Pittenger & Anderson is named to the CNBC FA 100 list of top financial advisory firms in the U.S.  At #53 for 2021, we even managed to move up 14 spots from last year’s rankings. As per the CNBC website: The CNBC FA 100 celebrates the...

Mass-produced financial advice

Mass-produced financial advice

Not to be confused with quick lube financial advice, mass produced financial advice is what you find in personal finance magazines and on money websites.  While much of this information is educational and informative, these vendors don’t know you or your personal,...

Complimentary Services

Complimentary Services

It’s time once again to go backstage at P&A! In addition to managing investment accounts and developing financial plans, we also offer an array of complimentary services to our clients. We actually reviewed one of these services in last month’s Behind the Scenes...

P&A Spotlight: Dan Frost

P&A Spotlight: Dan Frost

In a blog post earlier this summer, we wrote about some of the qualities that we look for when hiring the next great P&A employee.  We are delighted to announce that we found someone who touches on all those qualities – and more!  Pittenger & Anderson is...

Facing large RMDs from your IRA?

Facing large RMDs from your IRA?

Oftentimes, we taxpayers focus too much on saving on taxes today, which can thrust us into higher tax brackets down the road.  The best way to optimize taxes over the long run might be to accelerate taxes in the short run. If you’re approaching 72 years of age,...

What makes a great P&A employee

What makes a great P&A employee

As P&A continues to grow, we have again found ourselves needing to add another great individual to our team.  We are fortunate to have an outstanding team at P&A, and we know it is a big task to find another employee up to the P&A standards.   Every time...

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