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What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the industry or emerging trends, you can read about it here. And once in a while, we may throw in a movie review or some other surprise. So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.

 

Thursday, November 2, 2023

When Dr. Harold Brown was young, he dreamed of flying.  So, he worked hard as a “soda jerk,” making ice cream sodas at the local drugstore every afternoon to save up enough money for flight school.  Eventually, he...

 

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Dear Reader: If you’ve been paying attention to the headlines, you know that September was a rough month for the markets.  The S&P 500 finished down 4.9%, making it the worst month of the year.1  For the quarter, the...

 

Friday, August 18, 2023

Dear Reader, If you’re like many people, chances are you will wake up on Labor Day and make yourself a cup of coffee.  It’s a time-honored tradition, performed unthinkingly by millions of people every single day. ...

 

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Dear Reader: Why do we celebrate Independence Day?   Everyone knows the Fourth of July is a chance to go on that much-needed summer vacation.  It’s an opportunity to get together with family and enjoy backyard...

 

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Happy Father’s Day!  Recently, I came across a sweet story on social media that really put the holiday on my mind.  In honor of all fathers, I’d like to share it with you. Earlier this spring, the staff at...

 

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

When 2023 kicked off, there were two storylines every economist, analyst, and financial advisor were keeping an eye on.  Two potential crises that could upend the markets. I’m referring, of course, to the debt ceiling...

 

Monday, May 22, 2023

So, Grace banded a group of those mothers together.  Together, they founded a new organization: The Gold Star Mothers. 

 

Monday, May 15, 2023

On May 1, the Secretary of the Treasury informed Congress that the U.S. could default on its debt by June 1 if legislators do not raise the nation’s debt ceiling.1 This announcement was not a surprise.  The U.S. officially...