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

2017 Letter to Investors

120 Years of Market Action
The January Barometer is a theory that if the market posts positive results for the month, stocks are apt to be up for the year;
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Market Minute 12/23/2016

Consumer Sentiment Soars
It has been twelve years and eleven months since the Michigan Consumer Sentiment reached the 98.2 level.
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Market Minute 12/20/2016

Are Defense Stocks the Best Offense?
There’s one industry that always seems to be in fashion.
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Market Minute 12/13/2016

Trump & Tillerson
President-Elect Donald Trump has selected Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and Executive Officer of Exxon Mobile (XOM),the world’s largest oil and gas company.
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Market Minute 12/07/2016

Productivity Jumps 3.1 Percent
Professor and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman said, “Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long-run it’s almost everything.”
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Market Information

Today’s Charts*

Retail Sales Approach 5 Year Highs
DJIA Circa 1896 120 Year Chart
Personal Income Growth Per Year
Personal Income VS Avg Growth Since 1960
GDP 3rdQ growth at 2.9%
Total U.S. Labor Force & Unemployment Claims
Home Prices & Stocks Near All Time Records
Total Housing Starts – Since 2012
Single Family Units & Housing Starts – October, 2016
Housing Starts Sept, 2016
Adjusted Gross Income By State (Avg)

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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