Author: Madison

Accounting for Kids, Inc. makes financial literacy as fun as a ride in the park! Based in Cincinnati, the nonprofit supports and mentors disadvantaged kids in local school districts. They do this with the help of an army of financial and business professionals who serve...

2018 was a year of choppy returns in the global markets, and especially so in emerging market (EM) equities. Although emerging market equities tend to exhibit more volatility than other asset classes, we believe they are an important element of a diversified portfolio, as does...

Unlike the Lexus car commercial with the slogan, “A December to Remember”, the fourth quarter of 2018 was one we would all like to forget. The first quarter went a long way in helping that effort, as U.S. equities experienced the largest quarterly gain since...

Madison Wealth Management recently celebrated its annual Day at the Races appreciation event, where guests enjoyed spring’s arrival, the bucolic setting, and competitive steeplechase racing. Held at the historic Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, Virginia, this year marked the 53rd running of the Loudoun Hunt Point...

Baron Funds President, COO and Chairman, Linda Martinson wrote an interesting investor letter with her 2018 commentary, addressing the misconceptions investors have between interest rates (particularly rising interest rates), and their effect on stock prices. Below are excerpts we think should be highlighted given the...