FOURTH QUARTER 2013

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FOURTH QUARTER 2013 – WELCOME MEL KRUEGER

If you stop by our office, you might notice an additional name on the front door. Mel Krueger is the latest addition to the Volkers Group and is now a registered representative with Investment Planners, Inc. Mel is a 1969 graduate of Indiana State University and longtime Terre Haute resident along with his wife Debbie. […]

January 10, 2014


FOURTH QUARTER 2013

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FOURTH QUARTER 2013 – THE PRICE IS RIGHT

Stock prices are up over 150% from the lows hit in 20091. As the barometer shows below, the S&P Composite added another 32.4% in 2013 alone. Last January, our newsletter front page was titled, “Happy New Era!” We believed then that we were on the verge of entering a mega-bull market; a cycle that could […]

January 10, 2014


FOURTH QUARTER 2013

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FOURTH QUARTER 2013 – A CHECK LIST FOR THE NEW YEAR

Like many people, I used to start the New Year off with a resolution (or five – lose weight, eat healthier, exercise more, spend less, save more), but by the end of January they were usually long forgotten. This year, I decided that instead of creating a particular resolution, I would create a check list […]

January 10, 2014


FOURTH QUARTER 2013

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FOURTH QUARTER 2013 – JUST BELOW THE SURFACE

In our last newsletter, we shared the story of our travels to the top of Pike’s Peak and the emotional journey we travel as we continue to deal with the loss of our granddaughter, Hannah Crist, in September. The out-pouring of love, support, and kindness to every member of our family has been overwhelming. We […]

January 10, 2014