The Financial Translator

Kirk Kreikemeier, CFP® and Principal Advisor of Pebble Valley Wealth Management, gives his guidance and opinion on financial, market, and economic topics to help listeners move from confusion to confidence. Visit our website at

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6 days ago

This episode provides a market update through Jan 31 2023!

Friday Jan 20, 2023

This episode highlights key provisions of SECURE Act 2.0 impacting retirement plans

#23 - Market Update 12/31/2022

Thursday Jan 05, 2023

Thursday Jan 05, 2023

This episode provides a market update through Dec 31 2022 – Happy New Year!

#22 - Father Forgets

Friday Dec 16, 2022

Friday Dec 16, 2022

Here is my traditional Holiday post.  The energy and excitement of youth is especially noticeable this time of year.  Soak it in – but also remember to recognize and encourage this energy year-round… but without “measuring you by the yardstick of my own years.”
Happy Holidays!

Monday Dec 05, 2022

This episode provides a market update through Nov 30 2022 – US $ and rates were down.

Thursday Nov 17, 2022

My topic today covers the recent FTX bankruptcy, the major players and issues, and what it means for crypto moving forward

#19 – Market Update 10/31/2022

Wednesday Nov 02, 2022

Wednesday Nov 02, 2022

My topic today covers the market update through Oct 31 2022 – plus the new I Bond rate.

Friday Oct 14, 2022

My topic today covers the 2023 SS inflation adjustment – a silver lining in this cloudy inflationary environment.

Sunday Oct 09, 2022

My topic today is an overview of the markets through 9/30/2022.  Also check out the graphs on my blog.

Friday Sep 23, 2022

My topic today covers annual benefits enrollment.  Don’t just default to last year’s choices.

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