Author: Madison

The end of the second quarter was a welcome sight for investors following a dreadful first quarter, where markets declined swiftly and sharply.  Equity returns were almost a mirror image of the first quarter, as U.S. equities (S&P 500) soared over 20% (the index’s largest...

 “We often hear that business is mostly about people – It’s all about people.” ~ Bob Atwell Twenty years ago, Madison Wealth Management and Nicolet National Bank first opened their doors for business. Launching into the bursting of the dot.com bubble and weathering the post-9/11 shock,...

Legendary investor, Bill Miller’s quarterly commentary is required reading at Madison, as his insights into the markets and long-term perspective help contextualize today’s volatile markets. Miller started his career as a military intelligence officer before leading Legg Mason’s Value Trust fund to a record-beating 15...

Community Foundations across the country have sprung into action amid the COVID-19 pandemic, establishing front-line emergency relief funds to support their respective regions. Here, we highlight two Foundations whose good works Madison helps to support: Greater Cincinnati Foundation and Virginia’s Community Foundation for Loudoun and...

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth” – Mike Tyson, Retired Professional Boxer Truth be told, we never thought we’d be quoting Mike Tyson. And while it’s unclear whether the colorful boxer actually uttered the above quote, the sentiment lends itself to...