Last week, we gathered hot, cranky and tired children and spouses of Meridian and made them take our annual Meridian family photo. Luckily, our friend, Jen Dowell, is an amazing photographer and maybe an even better Photoshop editor? After 30
With your investments, I mean. There is an interesting slide from JP Morgan with two charts showing investor allocations by region. There is quite a large disconnect between a US investor’s allocation to non-US investments and the actual make-up of
What do all three of the above have in common? Volatility and unexpected outcomes. I would suspect that’s an easy answer for most of you. The aptly named March Madness basketball tournament is certainly in full swing (ouch UVA!), snow
If you were born in the late 70’s or early 80’s, you might remember the No Fear “lifestyle” clothing brand that was very popular in the mid 90’s and early 00’s. Personally, I found the brand and the attitude that
Click on image above to enlarge. You don’t have to be an investment management expert to see from the chart above that there is no investment type that consistently outperforms the others over time. If there were, we would all
The week before Thanksgiving, my family and I were fortunate enough to go on a Disney Cruise from Port Canaveral (Florida) down to the Bahamas. For a family of our size and ages, we have found that it is close
This past week, the fact that I pay in advance for the kids to be able to order lunch at school was discussed in our car one morning. Ben, my youngest son, said “You pay for those lunches? I thought
If you don’t know already, I love to play golf, so I apologize again for making so many references to golf. But, after a long weekend of beautiful weather (even though we need rain!), golf is certainly on my mind.
I had the brilliant idea to take my two oldest kids (6 and 4) to the Nationals game this past Sunday. I use the term ‘brilliant’ sarcastically as things didn’t go all that well. More time was spent in front
Apparently, for me and my wife, this week is the unexpected car-repairs week. As I write part of this blog, I am sitting in a service area waiting for my car, while my wife’s car is also in the shop.