The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Synopsis:  A rundown of how the market turned out in 2018. The last quarter was a particular challenging year and December was especially volatile in 2018.

Money in the News:  Portland Oregon man locked in Burger King Bathroom for an hour. As compensation, local manager offers man free Burger King Meals for life until district manager decides to quit the free meals. Man threatens to sue.

Elusive artist hatches elaborate plan to have his famous “Banksy’s Girl with Balloon,” automatically shredded as painting was being sold at Sothebys.

Important points of discussion:

Financial planning in 2019:

  1. Habits we want to employ
  2. Setting financial goals to make this a better year
    1. Have a budget in place for your household
    1. Getting out of debt
    1. Start saving money