Three Important Questions

Three Important Questions

This summer has been a challenging one, with quite a few family members, friends, and clients of ours all struggling with care challenges for aging parents, spouses, or friends.  We’ve watched the struggle of figuring out how to let someone

Words from the Wise

Words from the Wise

If you’ve turned on the TV, seen a newspaper, been on social media at all–or followed this blog–you are already aware that it has been a rough year so far in the markets.  In fact, it has been historically awful.

The Value of Planning

The Value of Planning

Market news has continued to be painful to watch, with bonds, stocks, and now commodities falling this year.  The Meridian team has written about opportunities that we see in previous blogs (like this one or this one), and we continue

Get Paid to Wait

Get Paid to Wait

Stock market decline, and how much lower for how much longer remain among the top questions we are getting from clients lately. All you have to do is look at our recent blog posts to see that! This is despite

Following Up

Following Up

Lucy and Tyler’s blog last week on the financial implications of installing solar panels triggered quite a few follow up questions from our loyal readers!  (Thank you to all of you who take the time to read our posts—we appreciate

Forward Thinking

Forward Thinking

The markets have always been a predictor of what’s to come. Everything feels bad, looks bad, and the outlook seems pretty bad on many fronts for the rest of this year. The market, both on the stock and the bond

Should I Pay or Should I Go?

Should I Pay or Should I Go?

Recently, we have been fielding many questions about whether it is more prudent to use excess cash to pay off a mortgage or go invest.  While we do answer this question with regularity, the interest in paying off (or accelerating