It Isn’t Too Late to Save on 2018 Taxes

February 8th, 2019 by Jim Allen

With income tax filing season rapidly approaching, there is still time to consider planning opportunities that may be available to lower your tax bite come April 15th. Deduction Opportunities  One of the most significant planning opportunities that is still available for 2018 is the ability to contribute to an IRA. Even though 2018 has passed, you can make a 2018


Market Update 12/18/18 & Holiday Hours

December 18th, 2018 by Anchor Bay Capital's Investment Team

Market Update 12/18/2018   A number of economic pressures have caused a continued increase in market volatility. There has been a slowdown in global growth which has some investors worried. China, the world’s second largest economy, is slowing and trade relations with the U.S. are still strained. Additional pressure is being applied by the Federal Reserve’s intentions to raise interest


Post-Midterm Elections: Market Expectations Timeline

November 9th, 2018 by Matt Large

The midterm elections are over. The Democratic Party took over majority control in the House while the Republican Party strengthened its majority in the Senate. For the most part, these were the expected outcomes. Now that we have these results, what will it mean for the market and what we can we expect the rest of the year and moving


October News

October 5th, 2018 by Scott Spiering

Admin News   Jeran, our President and Director of Financial Planning for the past 3 years, will be leaving to take a position with another firm. He was offered a great opportunity and felt that it was the right decision for him and his family. We are very thankful for all the great work he did on behalf of our


Choose Your Path Wisely: Growth vs. Value

September 6th, 2018 by Tanner Wrisley

Both growth and value sound like something we want. And it is true, they are both good things to obtain if you are able to. But depending on your financial situation, one might be more closely tied to success in your portfolio than the other. The difference between these two types of stocks comes from what companies do with their earnings.


A Focus on Social Security

September 6th, 2018 by Anchor Bay Capital's Investment Team

We are hosting a Social Security Seminar and free lunch. Please RSVP as this room will fill up. The head of the Social Security Public relations office in San Diego will be conducting a question and answer session as well as informing our guests of new SS rules instituted and pending. Please join us and feel free to invite a friend


September Newsletter

September 6th, 2018 by Anchor Bay Capital's Investment Team

Improving Our Billing Systems At Anchor Bay Capital we are constantly reviewing our systems to make sure that we are up to date and providing the best value that we can for our clients.  As part of this process, we recently reviewed the way that we bill the accounts that we manage for quarterly fees and we feel that there


Stock Pricing: Apple Crosses $1 Trillion and Still Trades Lower than Many

August 3rd, 2018 by Tanner Wrisley

If you are going to invest in stocks, it is important to know how their pricing works. Understanding what is really behind those numbers that scroll across the bottom your favorite business news station, helps one make more informed investment decisions. And how come stock price is not directly correlated with the company’s size? Apple is the biggest company in


July 2018 Newsletter

July 6th, 2018 by Anchor Bay Capital's Investment Team

Mid-Year Check In At the beginning of this year, we posted an article titled: 5 Steps to Achieve Your Financial Goals in 2018.  This article outlined an exercise to help someone get focused on what they want to accomplish financially and take action.  Here we are at the mid-point of the year and now is a great time to take


Economic Indicators

July 6th, 2018 by Tanner Wrisley

When asked about the health of the U.S. economy, people tend to respond in very simplistic terms. One might say the economy is doing “well” or the economy is doing “poorly”. This response generalizes the way people feel about their economic situations. But what if we could actually measure the status of our economy with certain metrics? We can! Kind


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