Monthly Archives: May 2018

Congratulations to @ApexClearing for being awarded the “Best Wealth Management Company” at the 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards. 1DB can vouch for their success and is proud to be a correspondent. @RobustWealth

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The state of Florida generates a whopping $1 trillion in economic output, ranking it 4th in the nation. Ironically, when it comes to educating our children, Florida teachers’ compensation ranks 36th, at $51,800, 12% below the national average. Why?

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ECONOMY AT A GLANCE:

Much has changed since the financial crises ended in June 2009. The table below juxtaposes ten important economic indicators. Each gauge brings its insights; collectively the list provides a snapshot of the overall economy. A significant gap exists between those … Continue reading

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A Colossal Convergence:

Nearly a decade ago over 15 million Americans were seeking employment and trying to get back to work. Unfortunately, there were only 2 million jobs available. The tide has turned: now there are 6.5 million job openings and 6.5 million … Continue reading

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Retirement Revelations

Remember the K.I.S.S. principle: Keep it Simple, Save! Retirement is on its way; be prepared! As reported in the Fed’s consumer finance survey, in 2016 the median and mean average family income was $52,700 and $102,700, respectively. The study indicates … Continue reading

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#PositiveNews

National unemployment has declined by 60% since the height of the great recession from 10.0% in Nov. 2009, to 3.9% today. All segments of the population have benefitted: workers without a high school diploma have seen the most significant decline … Continue reading

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The current business cycle expansion is 106 months! Will it continue?

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