1DB a community based money management firm

Our passion for this business has remained constant for over 18 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 strategy is that success in investing comes from knowing why you want to invest, acceptance that there are no shortcuts, and taking action in a disciplined process directed by proven knowledge.

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

Market Minute 04/027/16

Is the VIX nearing a low point?
As we move towards seasonal weakness, May through October, which happens to be the worst six month period for stocks, I find it helpful to take a minute and assess how the markets are performing year-to-date.
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Market Minute 04/021/16

Even the Federal Reserve Can’t Agree on the GDP Forecast…
Today’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, GDP by Industry Report, takes a closer look at the segments that drove Gross Domestic Product in Q4-2015.
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Q2-2016 Letter to Investors

Take warning of the misfortunes of others — Aesop
A lion, unable from old age and infirmities to provide himself with food by force, resolved to do so by artifice.
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Market Minute 04/01/16

The Washington Jest
This morning Democrats and Republicans passed bi-partisan legislation
that is great for Americans!
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Start With Desire

Becoming an Entrepreneur
I have founded and started numerous businesses over the past 30 years.
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Market Minute 03/21/16

Testing One’s Mettle
It’s not every day that one is fortunate enough to test him or herself against the mightiest of foes, that is,
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Berkshire Hathaway
CMG Selloff
Apple 25 Years
S&P 500
Life Insurance
Eastman Chemical Company
Exxon Mobil 25 Year Chart
Chevron 4.04% Dividend Yield
KKR Dividend at 8.29 %
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co

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News and Alerts

FINRA Broker Check

Important notice regarding Turbo Tax

The IRA Rollover: 10 Tips to Making a Sound Decision

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

Current News

A message from the 1DB Founder and President