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Our passion for this business has remained constant for over 20 years. We are focused on making a beneficial financial impact in each client's life. We are not just purveyors of ideas; we are benefactors of the results.

1DB where RELATIONSHIPS are key

We understand that strong client relationships require optimal investment results combined with exceptional accountability.

At 1DB STRATEGY counts

"Our purpose is to empower our clients to achieve and sustain their financial goals and dreams."
--William Corley

Watch your assets GROW at 1DB

We plant the seeds for your investments to bear fruit, using clearly defined and measurable goals to reap a good harvest.

Market Pulse
Chip’s Commentary

Inflation Increased 2.1% Over the Past 12 Months

“At face valued prices appear stable, but there are components that are inflating.”
See the Chart…

Volatility: Worth the Risk?

“As risk assets sold off, volatility (VIX), a measurement of fear, virtually doubled overnight. What triggered the scare?”

Money Matters and Minimalism

“Investing, wealth accumulation, economic security, and a general sense of moving in the right direction financially can be disconcerting at times”

8% in 2018

“History has shown that when individual tax rates are reduced, consumer sentiment perks up”

Historic Day for the 45th President and 115th United States Congress

“Who doesn’t want extra money?”

Tax Reform: Dow Soars 331 Points

Will Congress actually cut taxes?

Travel Tip #1: Using the Right Tools for Planning

Readers following my blog, and/or those who have read my recently published book Financial Fitness: The Journey from Wall Street to Badwater 135, are aware that I am an advocate for efficiency.


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Historical P/E Ratios & 10 YR Treasury Yields
Q1-2017 Real GDP Worst Since 2014
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Consumer Price Index 12 Month Change
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Important notice regarding Turbo Tax
The IRA Rollover: 10 Tips
Stock Up on Information Before Buying Stock
Duration—What an Interest Rate Hike Could Do to Your Bond Portfolio
“China” Stocks—Look Beyond the Name Before You Invest

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